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The Ecology of Aquatic Invertebrates in Malaysian Tropical Peat Swamps

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posted on 20.09.2019, 05:27 by VISHALINI GHOBE
The ecology of aquatic invertebrates with specific reference to tropical peat swamps are poorly known. This thesis is a first attempt which examines the temporal variation in aquatic invertebrate community composition and changes in the invertebrate composition under different land uses in North Selangor Peat Swamp Forest (NSPSF). The thesis also examines the differences between food webs of natural intact peat swamp forest site versus human-modified peat swamp habitats. This study is a first attempt to describe the energy sources of peat swamp forest food web dynamics as well as the impact of disturbances on food webs in human -modified peat swamp sites.

History

Campus location

Malaysia

Principal supervisor

Holly Barclay

Additional supervisor 1

Pushpamalar Janarthanan

Additional supervisor 2

Catherine Mary Yule

Year of Award

2019

Department, School or Centre

School of Sciences (Monash University Malaysia)

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Science

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