Modifications in habitat use patterns and trophic interrelationships in the fish fauna of an oligotrophic artificial lake: Sainte Croix (Provence, France)


Lake Sainte-Croix is a hydro-electric reservoir on the river Verdon that came into operation about 16 years ago. The area of the lake is about 22 km2 and the volume about 767 Mm3. The water level drops by as much as 16 m in winter. Sainte-Croix is a warm monomictic oligotrophic lake. The indigenous fish fauna of the Verdon originally included 8 species… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00041457


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