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Does disturbance affect the structure of tropical fish assemblages? A test using null models

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  • A. Bhat,

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    1. Gatty Marine Laboratory, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LB, U.K.
      *Tel.: +44 (0) 49 221 5796366; fax: +44 (0) 1334 463600; email: ab101@st-andrews.ac.uk, anuradha.bhat@gmail.com
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  • A. E. Magurran

    1. Gatty Marine Laboratory, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LB, U.K.
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*Tel.: +44 (0) 49 221 5796366; fax: +44 (0) 1334 463600; email: ab101@st-andrews.ac.uk, anuradha.bhat@gmail.com

Abstract

Null model analyses on fish presence-absence data from tropical river assemblages of the Western Ghats, India, revealed a difference in the extent of randomness in species assemblage structure among impacted and unimpacted rivers in the region.

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