Zooplankton Fauna of Yesilirmak (between Tokat and Blacksea), Hasan Ugurlu and Suat Ugurlu Dam Lakes


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Bozkurt A., Akin Ş.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, vol.12, no.4, pp.777-786, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.4194/1303-2712-v12_4_06
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.777-786

Abstract

A total of 42 taxa consisting of 23 Rotifera, 11 Cladocera, and 8 Copepoda were identified during the study performed in the lower basin of Yesilirmak River containing two dam lakes (Suat and Hasan Ugurlu Dam Lakes). The most abundant species were Keratella cochlearis, Polyarthra dolichoptera of Rotifera; Bosmina longirostris, Ceriodaphnia pulchella of Cladocera; Eudiaptomus gracilis and Acanthocyclops robustus of Copepoda. Zoopankton abundance (number per m(3)) was high in Hasan Ugurlu and Suat Ugurlu Dam Lakes in during July, 2009