The epipelic algae of Çatal Lake were studied between June and October 2002. Fifty-three taxa (39 belonging to Bacillariophyta, 8 to Chlorophyta, 5 to Cyanophyta and 1 to Euglenophyta) were determined. Based on the epipelic algal composition, Çatal Lake can be characterized as eutrophic.
Epipelic algae, Species composition, Diversity, Çatal Lake
ŞAHİN, BÜLENT (2004) "Species Composition and Diversity of Epipelic Algae in Çatal Lake (Şebinkarahisar-Giresun, Turkey)," Turkish Journal of Biology: Vol. 28: No. 2, Article 8. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/biology/vol28/iss2/8