Biomanipulation: A Useful Tool for Wetland Rehabilitation

Authors:
Angeler, D.G.

Publication Date:
2010

Abstract/Summary:
Food web manipulation, or biomanipulation, is a frequently applied lake management tool, aiming to restore water quality and vegetation characteristics through interventions in the fish communities. Despite the strong management appeal of biomanipulations, this tool found so far little application in wetlands. This chapter highlights pros and cons of biomanipulations in wetlands, and suggests that an extension of the current biomanipulation paradigm beyond fish management, to consider interventions in other components of wetland communities, can be useful for rehabilitating degraded wetlands such as Las Tablas de Daimiel.

STAPER categories:

    Resource Type:
    Book

    Source:
    Springer

    Link:
    https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-90-481-9181-9_9