A Taxonomical Study on the Zooplankton of Göksu Dam Lake (Diyarbakır)


Abstract: The zooplanktonic fauna of Göksu dam lake was taxonomically investigated between April 1995 and December 1996. As a result, 16 species of cladocerans, three species of copepods and 28 species of rotifers, a total of 47 species, were identified in the lake. Of these, Monommata arndti (Rotifera) is a new record for Turkey's inland waters.

Keywords: Cladocera, Copepoda, Rotifera, Zooplankton, Taxonomy, Göksu dam lake

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