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A Diurnal zooplankton migration study in Lake Mead

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Title A Diurnal zooplankton migration study in Lake Mead
Creator Staker, Robert D.
Description The diurnal vertical movement of zooplankton was first recorded in freshwater lakes by Weismann (1877) in Lake Constance (Bodensee), although Cuvier was credited with observing the migration of Daphniae in 1817 (Gushing, 1955). The migration is best observed in deep oligotrophic lakes and migrations of 50 m per day are described (Worthington, 1931). In addition, two species of chaetognaths are reported to migrate 400 m a day in marine waters off of Lisbon (Waterman and Berry, 1967) while...
Date 1974-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Format application/pdf
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Hydrobiology Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Phytoplankton Zooplankton Biochemistry Biology Environmental Microbiology and Microbial Ecology Fresh Water Studies Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology

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