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Last Updated: 04-11-2019 20:14
Fausch, K. D., Karr, J. R., Yant, P. R. 1984. Regional Application of an Index of Biotic Integrity Based on Stream Fish Communities. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. American Fisheries Society. 11. 39-55
Analysis, Fish, Habitat, Streams, Water quality, Aquatic community, Biodiversity, Aquatic ecosystems, Biology
This study evaluated the accuracy of the index of biotic integrity (IBI) by measuring fish species diversity in streams throughout the midwestern United States. The study also developed predictions for maximum species richness in the streams using historical data on fish populations.