Presence of riparian vegetation increases biotic condition of fish assemblages in two Brazilian reservoirs

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Ferreira, Fabio Cop; Souza, Ursulla Pereira; Petrere Junior2, Miguel;
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Limnologia
  • Subject: small hydropower plants | RFAI | habitat complexity | biotic integrity | high Paranapanema River Basin | pequenas centrais hidrelétricas | IAPR | complexidade de habitat | integridade biótica | Bacia do Alto Paranapanema

Abstract The riparian vegetation in lakes and reservoirs is source of course wood structures such as trunks and branches and is used as sheltering, spawning and foraging habitats for fishes. The reduction of these submerged structures can thus, affect the composition an... View more
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