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Impacts of Human Disturbances on Biotic Communities in Hawaiian Streams
Abstract Streams throughout the tropics have been altered by water diversion, channel modification, introduced species, and water quality degradation. The Hawaiian Islands, with watersheds rangingExpand
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Assessing streamflow characteristics as limiting factors on benthic invertebrate assemblages in streams across the western United States
SUMMARY 1. Human use of land and water resources modifies many streamflow characteristics, which can have significant ecological consequences. Streamflow and invertebrate data collected at 111 sitesExpand
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An Ecological Perspective on the Biodiversity of Tropical Island Streams
Abstract Ecological processes of insular tropical stream drainages are not well understood. Furthermore, it is not yet clear how the concepts and paradigms derived from studies of continental streamExpand
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Associations among land-use, habitat characteristics, and invertebrate community structure in nine streams on the island of Oahu, Hawaii
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Invasion Patterns along Elevation and Urbanization Gradients in Hawaiian Streams
Abstract Hawaii's extreme isolation has resulted in a native stream fauna characterized by high endemism and unusual life history characteristics. With the rapid increase in the human population, theExpand
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Relations Between Land Use and Organochlorine Pesticides, PCBs, and Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds in Streambed Sediment and Fish on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii
AbstractBed-sediment and/or fish samples were collected from 27 sites around the island of Oahu (representing urban, agricultural, mixed, and forested land use) to determine the occurrence andExpand
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Effect of predation by Sacramento squawfish (Ptychocheilus grandis) on habitat choice of California roach (Lavinia symmetricus) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in artificial streams
We studied the effects of predatory Sacramento squawfish (Ptychocheilus grandis) on habitat choice of juvenile California roach (Lavinia symmetricus), adult roach, and juvenile rainbow troutExpand
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The life cycle of an introduced caddisfly, Cheumatopsyche pettiti (Banks) (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) in Waikolu Stream, Molokai, Hawaii
Hawaiian streams contain some of the most unique species of aquaticinvertebrates known. In the 1960's a North American net spinningcaddisfly, Cheumatopsyche pettiti was inadvertentlyintroduced and isExpand
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Response of an algal assemblage to nutrient enrichment and shading in a Hawaiian stream
To investigate the effects of nitrate enrichment, phosphate enrichment, and light availability on benthic algae, nutrient-diffusing clay flowerpots were colonized with algae at two sites in aExpand
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