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Reconnaissance limnology of Tasmania VI. Biogeographical significance of physicochemical features of coastal lagoons of the islands of Bass Strait

Rolfe, S. F.; Kew, P. L.; Tyler, P. A.

Archiv für Hydrobiologie Volume 150 Number 4 (2001), p. 693 - 704

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published: Feb 15, 2001

DOI: 10.1127/archiv-hydrobiol/150/2001/693

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The physicochemical attributes of 66 coastal dune lakes (lagoons) on islands of Bass Strait have been investigated. The full data set is available electronically. Here, selected environmental variables with known ecological significance are presented and, by reference to known sites of floristic richness in Tasmania, the lagoons most likely to harbour endemic freshwater algae are identified, as biogeographical stepping stones between the Tasmanian and mainland Australian microfloras.


Endemic freshwater algae