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Research Article

Interbasin Water Transfer, Riverine Connectivity, and Spatial Controls on Fish Biodiversity

  • Evan H. Campbell Grant mail,

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    Affiliation: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Heather J. Lynch,

    Affiliation: Ecology and Evolution Department, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Rachata Muneepeerakul,

    Affiliation: School of Sustainability and Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Muthukumarasamy Arunachalam,

    Affiliation: Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tamilnadu, India

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  • Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe,

    Affiliation: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, E-Quad, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • William F. Fagan

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034170

About the Authors

Evan H. Campbell Grant
United States Geological Survey (USGS) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, United States of America
Heather J. Lynch
Ecology and Evolution Department, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
Rachata Muneepeerakul
School of Sustainability and Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
Muthukumarasamy Arunachalam
Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tamilnadu, India
Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, E-Quad, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
William F. Fagan
Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ehgrant@usgs.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EHCG HJL RM. Performed the experiments: EHCG HJL. Analyzed the data: EHCG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EHCG HJL RM IR-I WFF. Wrote the paper: EHCG HJL RM MA IR-I WFF.