Export to Reference Manager
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://www.lsln.net.au/jspui/handle/1/13133
Type: journalArticle
Title: The effects of sand deposition upon macroinvertebrate fauna of River Camel, Cornwall
Authors: Nutall, P. M.
Year: 1972
Citation: Volume: 2
Issue: 3
Abstract: Erosion from a tributary of the River Camel deposited an estimated 10,000 m3 of sand in the main river over a period of 2 years. The poor incidence of plants and macro-invertebrates from the river was associated with the unstable shifting nature of the sand deposits, rather than turbidity or abrasion caused by particles in suspension. Sand deposition accounted for the low diversity of invertebrate species below the tributary, and resulted in the elimination of several species which were frequent upstream. Baetis rhodani, Rhithrogena semicolorata, and Tubificidae were abundant where sand deposition had occurred.
URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2427.1972.tb00047.x/abstract
URL: http://www.lsln.net.au/jspui/handle/1/13133
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.1972.tb00047.x
Journal Title: Freshwater Biology
Geo Location: none
Appears in Collections:Hunter Local Land Services

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.