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Author(s): Spolwind, R., Schludermann, C., Schuster, A. & Waidbacher, H.
Title: Comparison of fish and amphibian communities in a floodplain system of the rivers Traisen and Danube westwards of Vienna
Year: 2000
Publication date: 2000-11-30
Volume: 13
Pages: 91-104.

Abstract: Within the framework of a river restauration concept at the river Traisen a simultaneous investigation of fish and amphibian coenoses was performed. Due to human impacts the ecological integrity of many backwater systems is low, evaluating both vertebrate groups is a possible way of a deficit analysis in lentic ecosystems. The results are compared to recent publications, the importance of habitat variability for species richness and co-existence of both groups is stressed and proved.
Keywords: Danube, Austria, Pisces, Amphibia, floodplain, Traisen, backwaters, inundation area, river restauration

Journal: Miscellanea zoologica hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Miscnea zool. hung.
ISSN: 0230-9017
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Forró, L., Hajdú, É. & Matskási, I.