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Note on Some Brachionidae (Rotifers) From The Netherlands

  • P. Leentvaar
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 1)

Abstract

Some Brachionidae indicative of polluted water are normally found in brackish but unpolluted waters in The Netherlands. The circumtropical K. tropica is now regularly recorded in the Hollands Diep, which is slightly thermally polluted, but it also seems to occur, at times, in waters that receive no heated water effluents.

Keywords

Rotifers biogeography biological indication thermal pollution 

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© Dr. W. Junk bv Publishers, The Hague 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Leentvaar
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  1. 1.Research Institute for Nature ManagementLeersumThe Netherlands

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