Original paper

Zur Typisierung von Augewässern anhand der Litoralfauna (Evertebraten, Amphibien)

[A classification of backwaters based on invertebrate communities and amphibians]

Waringer-Löschenkohl, Andrea; Waringer, Johann


The species composition of the invertebrate and amphibian fauna in different types of backwaters is investigated. The importance of certain taxonomic groups for a classification of backwaters is discussed. The results may be helpful for conservation and management of biotopes.