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Table 2

Metrics used to assess hydrological stability. Score of 5, 3, 1 were assigned to each metric according to Karr (1981). Note that, by definition, transects were always “connected” to the main flow. The metric DEPTH was scored in a different way according to the sample type.

Metric score

Metrics 5 3 1
Month April June, July, October August, September
Connection Connected Semi-connected Isolated
Water velocity (m s−1) >0.20 ≤0.20 and >0 0
Depth (m)      
Transect >0.45 ≤0.45 and >0.10 ≤0.10
Microhabitat ≤0.45 and >0.10 >0.45 ≤0.10

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