Adaptation to natural flow regimes.

@article{Lytle2004AdaptationTN,
  title={Adaptation to natural flow regimes.},
  author={David A. Lytle and N. LeRoy Poff},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={94-100}
}
Floods and droughts are important features of most running water ecosystems, but the alteration of natural flow regimes by recent human activities, such as dam building, raises questions related to both evolution and conservation. Among organisms inhabiting running waters, what adaptations exist for surviving floods and droughts? How will the alteration of the frequency, timing and duration of flow extremes affect flood- and drought-adapted organisms? How rapidly can populations evolve in… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 25 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 264 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 71 references

Drought and aquatic community resilience: the role of eggs and seeds in sediments of temporary wetlands

Brock, M.A
Freshw. Biol • 2003

Fish recruitment on flood plains: the roles of patterns of flooding and life history characteristics

King, A.J
Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci • 2003

Flows for floodplain forests: a successful riparian restoration

Rood, S.B
BioScience • 2003

The evolution of philopatry and dispersal : homing vs . straying in salmonids

A. P. Hendry, S. C. Stearns, G. K. Meffe
Evolution Illuminated : Salmon and Their Relatives • 2003

The evolution of philopatry and dispersal: homing vs. straying in salmonids. In Evolution Illuminated: Salmon and Their Relatives (Hendry, A.P

Hendry, A.P
2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…