Longitudinal distribution of Trichoptera in the Loire River (France): simple ordination methods and community structure

The longitudinal distribution of Trichoptera at 37 sampling sites along 800 km of the Loire River (France) was analyzed in order to better understand large-scale changes in community structure occurring on a stream continuum. Different simple ordination methods — centered PCA and Correspondence Analysis — were performed to investigate these changes. Both… CONTINUE READING