The effects of wetland habitat structure on Florida apple snail density

@article{Karunaratne2009TheEO,
  title={The effects of wetland habitat structure on Florida apple snail density},
  author={Laksiri B. Karunaratne and Philip C. Darby and Robert E. Bennetts},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2009},
  volume={26},
  pages={1143-1150}
}
Wetlands often support a variety of juxtaposed habitat patches (e.g., grass-, shrub- or tree-dominated) differentially suited to support the inhabiting fauna. The proportion of available habitat types has been affected by human activity and consequently has contributed to degrading habitat quality for some species. The Florida apple snail (Pomacea paludosa) has drawn attention as a critical prey item for wetlands wildlife and as an indicator of wetlands restoration success in peninsular Florida… CONTINUE READING

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