More than a corridor: use of a main stem stream as supplemental foraging habitat by a brook trout metapopulation
Oecologia, pp. 463-473, 2016.
Coldwater fishes in streams, such as brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), typically are headwater specialists that occasionally expand distributions downstream to larger water bodies. It is unclear, however, whether larger streams function simply as dispersal corridors connecting headwater subpopulations, or as critical foraging habitat n...More
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