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habitat

the place where something or someone lives. In ENVIRONMENTAL LAW the focus of European Union and UK legislation affecting conduct in relation to certain habitats. The EU Habitats Directive requires the establishment of a series of high-quality Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) across Europe that will make a significant contribution to conserving the habitat types and species identified in Annexes I and II of the Directive. It has been held that the Directive extends UK obligations beyond the 12-mile limit to the UK continental shelf
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This study described in detail variation in abundance, macrohabitat type, and microhabitat use in P.
Thus, these six variables clearly had the highest discriminant power to identify the microhabitat separation for the three species.
We also hypothesize that these differences in host plant associations may be linked to specific thermal microhabitat. Zoysia japonica on the research site had recently been trimmed and so the grass was shorter than normal, which might have contributed to an increase in surface temperature due to exposure to sunlight (Gardiner and Hassall 2009).
We confirmed that the difference in Hsp70 expression can be attributed to microhabitats and the active temperature range.
Uso del microhabitat. Para determinar si existian diferencias entre especies con respecto al tipo de microhabitat, se desarrollo una prueba de ANOVA no parametrica de Kruskal-Wallis, con un factor de respuesta a las especies y como variable independiente los microhabitats.
Despite considerable overlap, the subtle differences in vertical distribution and microhabitat preferences together with low densities may reduce cannibalism, intraguild predation and competition among the instars of Cu.
Desiccation tolerance of Eurypanopeus depressus (Smith) (Decapoda: Xanthidae) and the exploitation of microhabitat. Estuaries 2: 172-177.
In addition, we performed a small-scale translocation experiment within the Huntington Beach Wetlands Complex (HBWC) to test the microhabitat site fidelity of M.
We chose regional (inside and surrounding the nature reserve), macrohabitat (species home range size) and microhabitat scales (10 x 10 m quadrats) to detect large to fine scale habitat changes between 2002 and 2013.
The number of species and emerging seedlings in the soil seed banks were higher in the soil of microhabitat Clayey area covered with sand followed by the microhabitat Interdunal sandy area and Shifting sand dune microhabitat had very low soil seed bank.
El microhabitat musgo albergo gran proporcion de Smicridea y Metrichia (Trichoptera), encontrandose mas del 50% de individuos en este microhabitat tal y como lo encontrado por Huamantinco y Ortiz (2010); y dentro de los generos mas abundantes de Coleoptera es de importancia la fuerte asociacion de Austrolimnius, Cylloepus, Huleechius, Neoelmis, Pheneps y Anchytarsus en mas del 50% de su frecuencia con el microhabitat de grava.
Neste sentido, esse trabalho se propos a identificar os estudos publicados na literatura que avaliaramas informacoes sobre as preferencias de microhabitat da familia Simuliidae (Diptera) na regiao Neotropical.

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