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lotic

[′lōd·ik]
(ecology)
Of or pertaining to swiftly moving waters.
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During the rainy period, higher values of water flow in the Corumba River influence the sampling stations with lotic characteristics (river, tributaries and fluvial zone), limiting the development of zooplankton populations in these sampling stations.
The minor rivers habitat was the most consistently productive of the lotic environments, with seventeen of eighteen sites (94.44%) producing shells, and average species diversity was high at 4.65 species per productive site.
Many fishes in lotic systems rely on benthic fauna (i.e., aquatic insects and crustaceans) as a primary food source, including mottled sculpin (Cottus bardi), various darters (Etheostoma sp., Percina sp., and Ammocrypta pellucida) and sport-fishes (e.g., Salmonidae).
The persistence and conservation of fish in a lotic system, such as a stream, depends on the maintenance of appropriate conditions of the aquatic and terrestrial environments.
The IBL, GBL, and BSC are lotic freshwaters within the Yazoo River Basin.
Response of invertebrates to lotic disturbance: is the hyporheic zone a patchy refugium?
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The coefficients that are part of the natural self-purification process of a watercourse, be it lentic or lotic, have distinct influences on the final water quality in the water system.
Even though the striped bass eggs appeared viable at the time of collection, it is unlikely that they would survive to hatch due to the low flow rate and the lack of lotic habitat that existed in the river during the 2012 spawning period.
This pattern was consistent with reach-scale studies that found "feathered" rather than sharp limits of upstream distribution for lotic specialists (Graptemys spp.; Shively and Jackson 1985; DonnerWright et al.
Leopard and Longnose Dace are frequently found together and occur in lotic and lentic habitats (Carl and others 1967) similar to those present in the lower Tualatin River.
argentinum populations living in lentic and lotic environments exhibit major changes in their reproductive strategies.