Composition, dynamics and production of Rotatoria in the plankton of some lakes of the Danube Delta

  • S. Godeanu
  • V. Zinevici
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Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 14)


The Rosu, Puiu and Porcu lakes from the Danube Delta are lacustrine ecosystems characterized by a particularly great variation of the biotic and abiotic factors. This variation causes the development of a zooplankton reduced from the point of view of number and biomass, but rich from the taxonomic point of view. Its monthly and annual fluctuations can hardly be correlated to the rest of the plankton fauna and microflora. Rotifer production is low, turnover at the level of plankton rotifers being relatively uniform and dependent on water temperature.


rotifers dynamics biomass production turnover 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Godeanu
    • 1
  • V. Zinevici
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Biological SciencesBucharestRumania

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