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    Occurrences and Expected Results of Aquatic Insect Diversity

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    Question: List three attributes or occurrences (can be physical such as slope, width, etc, or chemical, climatic, or otherwise) for which you can expect the described result.
    For Example, if given:
    Increased stream temperature, possible answers are:
    a. Increase in average or maximum daily air temperature.
    b. Discharge of a high temperature waste into the stream.
    c. Decrease in the depth of the stream in a warm region.

    1. Decline in aquatic insect diversity
    a. _______________________________________
    b. _______________________________________
    c. _______________________________________

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    1. Decline in aquatic insect diversity could result from:
    a. Increased input of nutrients.
    - Decline in water velocity, rapid moving water contained in riffles tends to have higher diversity than ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution provides three factors that contribute to the decline in aquatic insect diversity, enclosed with brief explanations of their effects.