Improving the characterization of fish assemblage structure through the use of multiple sampling methods: a case study in a subtropical tidal flat ecosystem

@article{Contente2017ImprovingTC,
  title={Improving the characterization of fish assemblage structure through the use of multiple sampling methods: a case study in a subtropical tidal flat ecosystem},
  author={Riguel Feltrin Contente and Carmen Lucia Del Bianco Rossi-Wongtschowski},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
  year={2017},
  volume={189},
  pages={1-17}
}
The use of multiple sampling gears is indispensible to obtain robust characterizations of fish assemblage structure in species-rich subtropical ecosystems. In this study, such a dependence was demonstrated by characterizing the structure of the high-tide fish assemblage in a subtropical tidal flat ecosystem (the Araçá Bay, southeastern Brazil) using eight different gears along five seasonal surveys and estimating the bay’s fish species richness, combining these data with those from local tide… Expand
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