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Pathways of Biological Production in Large Rivers

The floodplains of large rivers provide a complex mix of aquatic and terrestrial habitats that support high biological diversity and production of plants, fish, birds ,and mammals. We are presently studying factors that affect fish production in both the deep channels and in backwaters, or off-channel, areas.

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Pathways of Biological Production in Large Rivers


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Managing Pathways of Biological Production in Large-River Ecosystems

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