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Type: Thesis
Title: The role of disturbance in the ecology of biofilms in the River Murray, South Australia / by Adrienne Burns.
Author: Burns, Adrienne, 1971-
Issue Date: 1997
School/Discipline: Dept. of Zoology
Abstract: This thesis explores the impact of sustained disturbances on the ecology of algal dominated biofilms in the Lower River Murray, South Australia. It focuses on the physical effects of regulation through changes to the light environment and water level regime, and the local effects of grazing. The nutritional signficance of biofilms for the abundant populations of prawns and shrimps in the Lower Murray is also examined.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Zoology, 1997?
Subject: Biofilms South Australia Lower Murray River Region.
Water quality management South Australia Lower Murray River Region.
Shrimps Ecology South Australia Lower Murray River Region.
Description: Copy of author's previously published article inserted.
Bibliography: leaves 198-217.
249 leaves : ill., maps ; 30 cm.
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