A multi-level concept for fish-based, river-type-specific assessment of ecological integrity

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We propose a multi-level concept for fish-based assessment (MuLFA) of the ecological integrity of running waters. This concept is designed for large-scale monitoring programmes such as required for the proposed Water Framework Directive of the EU. Out of five different biological organisation levels (fauna, community, guild, population and individual), we… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1017038820390

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