Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools

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Acknowledgements: This work was funded by NSF DEB-1556686 (Vonesh) and an ROA supplement (Grayson), as well as the MSI: Richmond program funded by Altria. The data used in this module was collected as part of a collaborative education project between VCU and UR. We are grateful for the data collection efforts of Ryland Stunkle, Emily Betts, Anne Wright, and students from Richmond City Public Schools, VCU Biology and Life Sciences, and UR Biology and Geography. Drone imagery provided by Will Shuart. We also thank David Kitchen, Taylor Holden, Kim Browne, Chtaura Jackson, and Johanna Kraus. River photo by James Vonesh.

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