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The river drainages of the Appalachian Mountains have experienced a dynamic history as glacial cycles, stream capture and… Expand Metacommunity ecology emphasizes the role of dispersal in linking local processes across space. Competition is one such local… Expand Direct and indirect interactions between two prey species can strongly alter the dynamics of predator-prey systems. Most… Expand High levels of acid deposition have severely affected streamwater chemistry in the southern Appalachians. Plethodontid stream… Expand Nonlethal indirect interactions between predators often lead to nonadditive effects of predator number on prey survival and… Expand Intraguild predation can be important in determining community structure and dynamics. Artificial stream pools were used to test… Expand We investigated the response of Gyrinophilus porphyriticus (Plethodontidae), the spring sala- mander, to timber harvest in… Expand
Author Institution: Department of Biology, John Carroll University ; Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Larval development of the spring salamander Gyrinophilus porphyriticus was studied through analysis of size-frequency… Expand Much of the research done on cave salamanders has concerned the morphological and physiological changes brought about by cave… Expand