Browsing UWEC Office of Research and Sponsored Programs by Subject "Macroinvertebrates"
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The Decomposition of Leaves in Streams : The Importance of Leaf Type and Macroinvertebrate “Shredders” (2021-04)Leaf detritus is an important energy source for streams. After initial decomposition by microorganisms, macroinvertebrates known as “shredders” feed on leaves and break them into small fragments. These fine particulates ...
Does Elevation Change the Way Current Velocity and Rock Surface Area Affect Benthic Community Composition in an Andean Stream? (2015-04)Sampling macroinvertebrates at different altitudes will help determine the importance and interaction of current velocity, substrate surface area and altitude on species abundance and richness.