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The littoral rock fauna of three highland lakes in Tasmania
Leonard, BV and Timms, BV (1974) The littoral rock fauna of three highland lakes in Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 108. pp. 151-156. ISSN 0080-4703
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The littoral rock fauna of Dove Lake, Lakes Sorell and Crescent comprise 14, 26 and 20 species respectively. Within each lake the fauna varies greatly from rock to rock, but in general, rocks resting on stick or leaf litter harbor more individuals than those on rocks or pebbles. Between lakes there is an increase in biomass and a shift from dominance by insects to dominance by non-insects with increasing trophic status. Community structure of the littoral rock fauna in these lakes is compared to that in some European lakes.
|Keywords:||Tasmania, Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 151-156|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||23 May 2012 03:28|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:34|
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