nMDS representation of the biomass means calculated over the period 2011–2018 at the four sampling sites. In the plot, the symbols indicate the station and the numbers refer to the sampling year (1 2011–2012 2 2012–2013 3 2013–2014 4 2014–2015 5 2015–2016 6 2016–2017 7 2017–2018).

  Part of: Petrocelli A, Cecere E, Rubino F (2019) Successions of phytobenthos species in a Mediterranean transitional water system: the importance of long term observations. In: Mazzocchi MG, Capotondi L, Freppaz M, Lugliè A, Campanaro A (Eds) Italian Long-Term Ecological Research for understanding ecosystem diversity and functioning. Case studies from aquatic, terrestrial and transitional domains. Nature Conservation 34: 217-246. https://doi.org/10.3897/natureconservation.34.30055