macrohabitat


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macrohabitat

the immediate, large-scale environment, as can be seen with the naked eye; flora, fauna, topography, climate in the broad sense, as an animal would experience it.
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On a macrohabitat scale, CP density was significantly (a=0.
Both the macrohabitat (inselbergs) and microhabitat (fissures) in which the species occurs are little affected by human activity.
Nest-site selection is the disproportionate use of specific habitats for nesting (Wilson, 1998); nesting females can use cues from macrohabitat and microhabitat when selecting nest-sites (Janzen and Morjan, 2001; Kolbe and Janzen, 2002).
Macrohabitat partitioning of crayfish assemblages in wadeable streams in the Coastal Plains of southeastern Alabama.
Specifically, we report annual and seasonal home ranges and movements, including shifts in core area use, and provide information on resource selection at the macrohabitat level.
Macrohabitat partitioning among three crayfish species in two Missouri streams, USA.
Macrohabitat selection by the orb weaving spider, Micrathena gracilis.
The sanctuary depth ranges from 18 to 22 m and the benthic macrohabitat is mainly (~75%) unconsolidated sand sediments interspersed with patchy live-bottom and moderate relief ([less than or equal to] 2 m) hard-bottom ledges (Parker et al.
Effects of macrohabitat and microhabitat on nest-box use and nesting success of American kestrels.
The hypothesis of this study is that correlations exist between nest-sites (nest trees in which primary, cavity-nesters (PCNs) excavate their nest cavities) and macrohabitat characteristics, such as amount of and distance to edge, openings, trails, and roads.