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Title: SAV and faunal relationships with regard to salinity and seasonality : First annual letter for the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary (CRE).
Authors: Robbins, Bradley D.
Gittler, Michelle
Keywords: salinity
submerged aquatic vegetation
Caloosahatchee River (Florida)
Caloosahatchee Estuary (Florida)
Vallisneria americana
Issue Date: 31-Oct-2005
Publisher: Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL.
Series/Report no.: Mote Technical Report ;
No. 1051
Abstract: This research examines the dynamics of SAV (submerged aquatic vegetation) and its associated faunal community (e.g. juvenile fish) with regard to changes in salinity and season. The research addresses 4 specific questions: 1. How do salinity fluctuations affect SAV habitats (including the recovery of Vallisneria americana); 2. How do salinity fluctuations affect fish population densities within SAV habitats; 3. Does faunal utilization of SAV habitats vary with SAV species, habitat configuration, salinity and/or season; 4. What is the impact of timed water releases on the composition and densities of fish species in SAV beds?
Description: 35 p., col. graphs. Appendix A, p. 35, is list of related Mote Technical Reports.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2075/177
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