Study of the small streams of the Espadan mountains south west of Castellon Macroinvertebrates and water quality Estudio de los pequenos rios de la sierra de Espadan SO de Castellon Macroinvertebrados y calidad de sus aguas
Del Moral, M.; Martinez-Lopez, F.; Pujante, AM.
Ecologia (Madrid): 11: 37-61
A physico-chemical and biological study of the streams from the Espadan mountains (Castellon province, Spain) has been performed. 23 sampling sites were selected and sampled during autumn/winter 95 and spring/summer 95. 15 physico-chemical and 13 environmental parameters were measured and 72143 benthonic macroinvertebrates were identified, they belonged to 198 different taxa. The biotic index BMWP' (Biological Monitoring Working Party score system) by the NATIONAL WATER COUNCIL (1981) has been applied and the communities trophic structure has been studied.