Long-term changes in littoral fish community structure and resilience of total catch to re-oligotrophication in a large, peri-alpine European lake

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Sabel M., Eckmann R., Jeppesen E., Roesch R., Straile D.

FRESHWATER BIOLOGY, cilt.65, sa.8, ss.1325-1336, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 65 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/fwb.13501
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1325-1336


The littoral zone of lakes is used as spawning, shelter, or feeding habitat for many fish species and hence is of key importance for overall lake functioning. Despite this, hardly any studies exist examining the long-term dynamics and response of the littoral fish community, composed mostly of juvenile fish, to environmental change. Here, we study the response of total catch per unit effort (CPUE) and individual species CPUE of such a community to 17 years of oligotrophication and examine whether the species responses can be characterised as synchronous or asynchronous.