Temporal and altitudinal variations in benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in an Andean river basin of Argentina

  title={Temporal and altitudinal variations in benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in an Andean river basin of Argentina},
  author={Erica E. Scheibler and M. Claps and S. Roig-Ju{\~n}ent},
  journal={Journal of Limnology},
  • Erica E. Scheibler, M. Claps, S. Roig-Juñent
  • Published 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Limnology
  • Environmental variables and benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages were spatially and seasonally examined over two consecutive years (2000-2002) along a glacier and snowmelt river in the central-west of Argentina where lies the highest peak in America, Mount Aconcagua (6956 m elevation). The goal was to assess seasonal and altitudinal variability in benthic community structure and to define whether physical-chemical variables affect distribution of aquatic insects. The Mendoza river basin was… CONTINUE READING
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