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SYROVÁTKA, Vít, Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ and Vanda RÁDKOVÁ. The response of chironomid assemblages to mineral richness gradient in the Western Carpathian helocrenes. Fauna Norvegica. Oslo: Zoologisk museum, 2012, vol. 31, No 1, p. 117-124. ISSN 1502-4873. doi:10.5324/fn.v31i0.1403.
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Original name The response of chironomid assemblages to mineral richness gradient in the Western Carpathian helocrenes
Authors SYROVÁTKA, Vít (203 Czech Republic, guarantor, belonging to the institution), Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution) and Vanda RÁDKOVÁ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution).
Edition Fauna Norvegica, Oslo, Zoologisk museum, 2012, 1502-4873.
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Original language English
Type of outcome Article in a journal
Field of Study 10600 1.6 Biological sciences
Country of publisher Norway
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14310/12:00058152
Organization unit Faculty of Science
Keywords (in Czech) Chironomidae; prameništní slatiniště; bazicita; chemie vody; minerální bohatost
Keywords in English Chironomidae; spring fens; basicity; water chemistry; mineral richness
Tags AKR, rivok
Tags International impact, Reviewed
Changed by Changed by: Mgr. Vít Syrovátka, Ph.D., učo 43336. Changed: 16. 1. 2013 15:22.
We investigated the effect of water mineral richness (basicity) on chironomid assemblages of helocrene springs in the Western Carpathians. To do so, we tested for relationships between the taxonomic structure, total abundance and abundance of most frequent taxa of chironomid assemblages and mineral richness gradient in two contrasting habitats: trickle (A) and water-loged soil with standing water (B). Chironomid assemblage showed a strong and systematic response to the complex gradient of mineral richness, which explained the largest portion of variance in both the habitat A and B faunal data and was projected on the first axes of NMDS ordinations. As only 17 samples were analysed so far, the results are considered preliminary and, hopefully, more confident results will be available in near future.
GAP505/11/0779, research and development projectName: Vliv faktorů prostředí a schopnosti šíření na skladbu taxocenóz vodních bezobratlých v izolovaných prameništních slatiništích (Acronym: Bezobratlí v prameništních slatiništích)
Investor: Czech Science Foundation, Standard Projects
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