Acidic, neutral and alkaline forest ponds as a landscape element affecting the biodiversity of freshwater snails

@article{Spyra2017AcidicNA,
  title={Acidic, neutral and alkaline forest ponds as a landscape element affecting the biodiversity of freshwater snails},
  author={A. Spyra},
  journal={Die Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2017},
  volume={104}
}
  • A. Spyra
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Die Naturwissenschaften
In recent years, the number of areas remaining under the influence of acidity has increased. [...] Key Method The aim was to investigate the relative importance of water chemistry in explaining snail assemblage compositions and species richness in forest ponds of contrasting pH. Patterns in gastropod communities were determined from an analysis in 26 forest ponds with multivariate gradient analysis. Ponds ranged in a base mean pH from 3.0 to 9.0. pH has been found to be an important factor influencing gastropod…Expand
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