A benthic macroinvertebrate size spectra index for implementing the Water Framework Directive in coastal lagoons in Mediterranean and Black Sea ecoregions

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BASSET Alberto ; BARBONE Enrico ; BORJA Angel ; BRUCET SANDRA ; PINNA Maurizio ; D. QUINTANA Xavier ; REIZOPOULOU Sophia ; ROSATI Ilaria ; SIMBOURA Mika (2010)

Size spectra show common patterns of variation among ecosystem types, functional guilds and taxonomic groups, as well as predictable responses to pressures. Here, we extend the size spectra approach to macroinvertebrate ecological status assessment in transitional... View more
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