Factors controlling streambed coverage of Didymosphenia geminata in two regulated streams in the Colorado Front Range

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Miller, Matthew P.; McKnight, Diane M.; Cullis, James D.; Greene, Alicia; Vietti, Kristin; Liptzin, Daniel;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Hydrobiologia,volume 630,issue 1,pages207-218 (issn: 0018-8158)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10750-009-9793-x
  • Subject: Environmental Science(all) | Ecology | Regulated flow | Didymosphenia geminata | Streams | Periphyton | Life Sciences | Pollution | Freshwater & Marine Ecology | Dams | Aquatic Science | Zoology

Didymosphenia geminata is a stalk-forming freshwater diatom which was historically found primarily in oligotrophic lakes and streams, but has recently become a nuisance species in many lotic systems worldwide. In the last 5–8 years, D. geminata has become established in... View more
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