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The multidisciplinary approach considering simultaneous evaluation of a number of factors and processes that, in an integrative picture, may determine its characteristics, was poorly developed or lacking. The use of biota for monitoring the quality of aquatic environments has been relatively uncommon compared to abiotic variables (Topalia´n et al. 2001). II. Reconquista River Description The Reconquista River is a typical lowland watercourse situated in the northwest of Buenos Aires Province. Located in a temperate subtropical region, it originates in the conﬂuence of the Durazno, La Choza, and La Horqueta streams and ﬁnally joins the Luja´n River that ﬂows into an international river (Rı´o de la Plata) (Fig.
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