High species diversity (H´) of benthic diatoms in a coastal lagoon located within a natural protected area

@article{Beltrones2017HighSD,
  title={High species diversity (H´) of benthic diatoms in a coastal lagoon located within a natural protected area},
  author={David Alfaro Siqueiros Beltrones and Uri Argumedo Hern{\'a}ndez and Oscar Ubisha Hern{\'a}ndez Almeida},
  journal={Hidrobiologica},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={293-300}
}
The structure of benthic diatom assemblages (diversity, equitability, dominance) may be useful in assessing their ecological status in natural protected areas. Goals. To describe the structure of epipelic diatom assemblages from Laguna Guerrero Negro (LGN), a protected coastal lagoon, and test the hypothesis that H´diversity values would be higher for diatom assemblages in LGN sediments than in typical benthic diatom assemblages. Methods. Sediment samples were collected in the lagoon on… Expand
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