Developments in Hydrobiology

Aquatic Birds in the Trophic Web of Lakes

Proceedings of a symposium held in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, in August 1991

Editors: Kerekes, Joseph J. (Ed.)

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Birds are an integral part of most freshwater ecosystems (lakes, rivers, wetlands) but their role in the trophic dynamics of these water bodies has often been overlooked. As a conspicuous part of the biota of water bodies, aquatic birds are indicators of their trophic state both in terms of species composition (quality) as well as occupancy and breeding (quantity). Birds may also influence the trophic state of a water body by importing nutrients (.e.g. resident or migrating birds feeding on adjacent watersheds or the sea). Because of anthropogenic activities, predation or their mobility, birds may not utilize otherwise suitable aquatic habitat. These factors complicate the relationship between aquatic bird production and the trophic status of habitats. As a consequence, the role of aquatic birds in freshwater ecosystems has usually been ignored.
This volume contains a wide range of papers selected from those presented at the symposium and reviewed.

Table of contents (47 chapters)

Table of contents (47 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Aquatic Birds in the Trophic Web of Lakes
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of a symposium held in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, in August 1991
Editors
  • Joseph J. Kerekes
Series Title
Developments in Hydrobiology
Series Volume
96
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-1128-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-1128-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-2751-6
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-4493-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 524
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