Relating stream physical habitat condition and concordance of biotic productivity across multiple taxa

  title={Relating stream physical habitat condition and concordance of biotic productivity across multiple taxa},
  author={S. Ma{\vz}eika P. Sullivan and Mary C. Watzin},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences},
To explore the potential of assessments of stream geomorphic condition and habitat quality in evaluating lotic productivity, we investigated concordance of stream biotic productivity (aquatic macroinvertebrates, crayfish, fish, and belted kingfishers (Ceryle alcyon)) and their physical habitat correlates in 18 streams in the Champlain Valley, Vermont, USA. Pearson correlation analysis indicated significant concordance between macroinvertebrate density and fish biomass (r = 0.76), between the… Expand

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