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Habitat segregation in fish assemblages

Ibbotson, A.T.;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1990
  • Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Abstract
The segregation of habitats of fish assemblages found in the chalk streams and rivers within the Wessex, South West and Southern Water Authority boundaries in southern England have been examined. Habitat segregation is the most frequent type of resource partitioning in natural communities. The habitat of individual fish species will be defined in order to determine the following: (1) the requirements of each species in terms of depth, current velocity, substrate, cover etc.; (2) identify the essential habitat variables in the segregation of species; (3) whether species in an assemblage demonstrate resource partitioning with reference to habitat, and (4) the mech...
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free text keywords: Ecology, Fisheries
Communities
Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
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