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Habitat

David L. Strayer

in Freshwater Mussel Ecology

Published by University of California Press

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780520255265
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520942523 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520255265.003.0004
Habitat

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This chapter reviews the impact of habitat on the distribution and abundance of unionoids. The discussion covers the habitat requirements of unionids, the frequency of habitat limitation in nature, and density-dependent feedbacks onto habitat quality.

Keywords: unionoid population; habitat limitation; density-dependent feedbacks; habitat quality

Chapter.  5985 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Aquatic Biology

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