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Dragonflies as bioindicators and biodiversity surrogates for freshwater ecosystems
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Biological indicators (bioindicators) are useful for rapid and cost-effective ecosystem assessments. Dragonflies are valued for their potential as bioindicators in freshwater ecosystems. My dissertation ...
Abiotic and biotic drivers of African aquatic insect distribution
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Freshwater habitats are disproportionately rich in biodiversity, and are among the most threatened, yet poorly protected ecosystems. Aquatic insects make up much of the total freshwater fauna and contribute ...