macrohabitat


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macrohabitat

[¦mak·rō′hab·ə‚tat]
(ecology)
An extensive habitat presenting considerable variation of the environment, containing a variety of ecological niches, and supporting a large number and variety of complex flora and fauna.
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The benthic macrohabitat of the cross-shelf stations was determined by using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV, Phantom S2).
Traditionally, habitat selection studies have been undertaken from a macrohabitat perspective.
distributions of freshwater mussels from readily available macrohabitat descriptors"); see also Schmidt et al.
To examine use of macrohabitat, we established 10 line-transects (50-200 m in length) within the six dominant macrohabitats across CC Menor, including oak forest, wind-swept oak forest, palm forest, low beach-vegetation, gumbolimbo forest, and beach (Fig.
Macrohabitat and microhabitat affinities of small mammals in a fragmented landscape on the upper coastal plain of Virginia.
Macrohabitat effects on summer survival, movements, and clutch success of Northern Bobwhite in Kansas.
Influence of micro- and macrohabitat on distribution of some bromeliad-inhabiting mosquitoes.
Aquatic habitat is most strongly associated with the Amazon site (75%, n = 4) for this pattern, whereas the other macrohabitat types are most strongly associated at the Chaco site (73%, n = 11).
Microhabitat and macrohabitat characteristics were measured and their relationship to nest success was evaluated.
Effects of macrohabitat and microhabitat on nestbox use and nesting success of American Kestrels.
Researchers must be aware of factors such as diet, activity patterns, reproductive season, microhabitat, and macrohabitat to conduct studies of populations under the proper conditions.