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lotic

[′lōd·ik]
(ecology)
Of or pertaining to swiftly moving waters.
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The results of this study show crayfish, Orconectes virilis, from lentic and lotic environments demonstrated clear differences in their orientation strategies and in their responses to different flow regimes.
Flow refugia and the microdistribution of lotic macroinvertebrates.
The mean percentage abundance of the invertebrate groups from the lotic and lentic ecosystems is shown in Figure 4.
At each site, samples were collected in lotic and lentic environments, represented, respectively, by the main axis of the river and ponds that are connected with the river during most of the year.
As a result, lotic systems have been declared one of the most anthropogenically-impacted ecosystems on the planet (Malmqvist and Rundle, 2002).
understanding the response of longfin dace to substrate and temperature might help predict how these species respond to changes in thermal regimes and sediment-dynamics associated with anthropogenic modifications to lotic systems.
Impoundment of lotic ecosystems is one of the primary mechanisms of flow regime alteration (Petts 1984).
4; in this physical parameter, both the highest average level and greatest stability occurred in a lotic habitat, the Miranda River.