Introduction. Structure of fish assemblages. Discrete vs. overlapping assemblages and assemblage stability. Stream eocolgy and limonolgy as related to fish assemblages. Influence of global to regional zoogeography on local fish assemblages. Physical factors within drainages as related to fish assemblages. Disturbance, harsh environments, and physicochemical tolerance. Morpholgy, habitat use, and life history. Interactive factors: competition, mixed species benefits and coevolution. Interactive factors: predation effects in fish assemblages. Effects of fish in ecosystems.
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