Community Structure and Species Diversity of Fish across Spatial Scales in the Lower Reach of Seomjin River

섬진강 하류역에 서식하는 어류의 군집구조 및 공간 규모에서 종 다양성

  • Huh, Man-Kyu (Department of Molecular Biology, Dongeui University) ;
  • Seo, Jeoung-Yoon (Department of Environmental Engineering, Changwon National University) ;
  • Joo, Woo-Hong (Department of Biology, Changwon National University)
  • Received : 2012.07.23
  • Accepted : 2012.11.09
  • Published : 2012.11.30


A biological assessments of fish community structure were carried out in the lower reach of Seomjin River from May 2009 to November 2010. The collected fish from the six surveyed sites were 63 species belonging to 24 families, and 10 orders. Although species was different depending on sites, the numbers of individuals were not shown significance on sites. Locational dominant species were different. For example, the dominant species on May were Zacco platypus at W-1, Zacco temminckii at W-2, Acanthogobius flavimanus at W-3 and W-4, and Leiognathus nuchalis at W-5 and W-6. There is no seasonal differences in species. Species diversity was the best up to 2.64 on May at W-1 from 1.33 on November at W-6. As a result of an analysis about environmental factors for the numbers of fish species and individuals in each surveyed sites, the most effective groups were DO, BOD, and COD. The proportional difference was high on May than November between transient and asymptotic projections for population size and population growth rate for simulations starting at the current or theoretical stage distribution.


Supported by : 창원대학교


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