Distribution of Oligochaeta species as bioindicators of organic pollution in Ankara Stream and their use in biomonitoring

Authors: Nilgün KAZANCI, Sönmez GİRGİN

Abstract: Specimens of the Oligochaeta species to be used as bioindicators of organic pollution were collected from Ankara Stream between April 1991 and November 1992. These species have been interpreted together with physico-chemical and the most important ecological parameters of the sampling point and evaluated to be used in biomonitoring.

Keywords: Aquatic Oligochaeta, bioindicator, Ankara Stream, pollution, biomonitoring.

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