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Zooplankton grazing and population dynamics relative to water quality in southern Lake Huron

Zooplankton grazing and population dynamics relative to water quality in southern Lake Huron

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Published by Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Duluth, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Huron, Lake (Mich. and Ont.),
  • Zooplankton -- Huron, Lake (Mich. and Ont.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald C. McNaught ... [et al.]
    SeriesResearch reporting series -- EPA-600/3-80-069
    ContributionsMcNaught, Donald C, Large Lakes Research Station, Environmental Research Laboratory (Duluth, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 129 p. :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14213356M

    Researchers, instructors, and students will appreciate this compilation of detailed information on the crustacean zooplankton of the Great Lakes. The authors have gathered data from more than three hundred sources and organized into a useful laboratory manual. The taxonomic keys are easy to use, suitable for both classroom and laboratory s: 1. Zooplankton community structure (the number and abundance of each species) is continually monitored in our lakes to observe how external factors influence the complex internal dynamics that help drive lake productivity and provide a vital source of food for fish. Some of the main zooplankton found in IISD-ELA lakes are Mysis, Chaoborus and Daphnia.

    Four diatom indices were applied to assess water quality of River Nile [16] and the study concluded that these indices unsuitable to assessment water quality of River Nile In the present work we compared between some biotic indices to assess water quality of Lake Nasser using zooplankton as a tool of these indices. 2. Material and methods Cited by: 3. The water of the lake warmed up from 4 °C to 15 °C within 48 ± 2 days in spring and it cooled down from 15 °C to 4 °C during 57 ± days in autumn. Both the air temperature in the territory of the studied lake and the water temperature in the lake increased while the duration of an ice cover on the lake decreased during the study Size: KB.

      Long-term environmental patterns. There has been a significant trend toward earlier spring ice breakup in Lake Aleknagik since (Fig. 2, p = ), resulting in an average date of spring break up in that was 13 days earlier than in Positive trends in water temperature were significant for June, July, and August in the epilimnion (0–20 m stratum; Fig. Cited by: 1. Zooplankter mean length is also an indicator of overall fishing quality (Mills et al. ). In the State of New York, zooplankton sampling during spring and midsummer is a standard element of routine lake surveys. The information is used to evaluate relative year class strength of Author: Merle G. Galbraith, James C. Schneider.


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Zooplankton grazing and population dynamics relative to water quality in southern Lake Huron Download PDF EPUB FB2

EPA/ July ZOOPLANKTON GRAZING AND POPULATION DYNAMICS RELATIVE TO WATER QUALITY IN SOUTHERN LAKE HURON Donald C. McNaught Marlene Buzzard David Griesmer Michele Kennedy State University of New York at Albany Department of Biological Sciences ikOO Washington Avenue Albany, New York Grant No.

Get this from a library. Zooplankton grazing and population dynamics relative to water quality in southern Lake Huron. [Donald C McNaught; Environmental Research Laboratory (Duluth, Minn.);]. Weight-specific zooplankton filtering rates were determined at three sites in Saginaw Bay during the period of maximum zooplankton abundance prior to Cited by: Also, changes in zooplankton populations and diversity can indicate water quality changes in the lakes.

Invasive zooplankton have altered the Great Lakes ecosystem. Monitoring zooplankton is therefore another way to track the introduction of new species, as well as the abundance and distribution of existing species, in the lakes.

Zooplankton grazing and population dynamics relative to water quality in southern Lake Huron. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Report number EPA/, Environmental Research Laboratory, Duluth, by: Rates of nutrient regeneration by zooplankton (μmol/mg dry wt/hr) in southern Lake Huron from April to August ranged from undetectable to Author: John Korstad.

The total number of zooplankton taxa in Harapan and Aman Lakes were 23 and 27 taxa, respectively as listed in Table regard to the abundance, overall average is 78 ind/L in Harapan Lake while 62 ind/L in Aman Lake were recorded (Fig. 2).Rotifers were the most rich species group in both lakes followed by cladocerans and copepods (Fig.

3).This present study Cited by: 9. Zooplankton grazing at the high rates required to produce the observed population biomass in Lake Huron, would overgraze the Saginaw Bay population.

The modification to the zoo- plankton feeding expression which reduces the grazing coefficient as chlor- ophyll increases is an attempt to parameterize this effect. On three research cruises inzooplankton community filtration rates were measured at 4 stations: Saginaw Bay, mid-Lake Huron, Georgian Bay and North Channel.

For all four stations, the highest rates were observed during the late-September cruise. The maximum observed rate was ml d −1 m −3, while the lowest rate was ml d Cited by: 6. Phytoplankton and Zooplankton EPA/ Rep:Jrt ~b.3 February In La"kes Er:ie, Lake Huron and L:ike Mkhjgan: Volume 1 - Interpretjve Report by Joseph c.

Makarewj cz Depar~nt of Bj o1ogj cal Sd ences State Unj versj ty of. Comparing seasonal dynamics of the Lake Huron zooplankton community between – and and revisiting the impact of Bythotrephes.

Welcome to the zooplankton ecology web site in the Program for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at the University of Florida.

This site provides general information about zooplankton, a complex assemblage of microscopic animals in the water column of lakes, ponds, rivers, estuaries and the open ocean.

The main focus of this site is on the zooplankton of lakes and ponds, and. Zooplankton grazing on heterotrophic bacteria was evaluated using bacterial cells that were isolated from the lake and then fluorescently labelled. The bacteria were incubated in 5-[4,6-(dichlorotriazinyl) amino-fluorescein (DTAF) for 2 h, washed three times to remove unincorporated DTAF and sonicated to reduce by:   Among cladocerans, the feeding rates commonly stabilize or decrease as concentrations of food particles increase.

The effectiveness of zooplankton grazing varies greatly seasonally and among lakes. Throughout much of the year, zooplankton grazing only filters a small proportion of the water volume. Herein, we describe the seasonal dynamics of the Lake Huron zooplankton community and compare them to seasonal data collected in nearby sites in – (Makarewicz,;seeFig.

Although sampling the zooplankton community for only 1 year is not ideal for most studies, the Lake Huron zooplankton community under. sensitive organism indicates good water quality conditions.

Mollusks. A mixture of native and non-native species of snails and clams are eaten by lake whitefish and other bottom feeding fish. Zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis). Established in Lake Huron in (zebra); (quagga). Filter-feeders thatFile Size: 1MB. Within a certain nutrient level shallow lakes may alternate between two states, a clearwater and a turbid state.

To obtain more information on the characteristics of these two states, we compared seasonal variations in trophic structure and physico-chemical variables of two clear and two turbid lakes studied during seven or eight years. The clearwater lakes were Cited by: Zooplankton-Phytoplankton Interactions in the San Joaquin River, CA.

Abstract. by Cyle R. Moon. University of the Pacific. The dynamics of zooplankton and phytoplankton growth and interactions play a significant role in water quality (e.g., pH.

With the acknowledgement that biological monitoring was fundamental to charting ecosystem health (Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement ), EPA's program was developed for Lakes Erie, Huron and Michigan to: 1) monitor seasonal patterns, ranges of abundance and, in general, structure of the phytoplankton and zooplankton communities; 2) relate the biological.

The vertical distribution of zooplankton can have substantial influence on trophic structure in freshwater systems, particularly by determining spatial overlap for predator/prey dynamics and influencing energy transfer.

The zooplankton community in some of the Laurentian Great Lakes has undergone changes in composition and declines in total biomass, especially after Cited by: 9. Assessment of water quality and Zooplankton diversity in the freshwater ecosystem (Lake) physico-chemical factors and the density of zooplankton population.

During the study period, zooplanktons were recorded viz., Rotifer species, Cladocera relationship between the water quality and aquatic organisms.Zooplankton diversity in fresh water Wunna lake Int.

J. of Life Sciences, Vol. 2(3) September primary producer and form the major food source for tertiary consumers. Certain species of zooplanktons are used as bio indicators of water quality.

The estimation of plankton analysis helps in explaining the.To investigate the impact of trout predation on D. pulicaria population dynamics and the water quality of Square Lake, a study funded by the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCMR) was conducted during (Hembre, ).

Consistent with the findings of the CWP study, the LCMR study also showed that.