Seasonal fluctuations in the zooplankton fauna of Lake Marmara were studied between spring 2001 and winter 2002. In all, 41 species, consisting of 29 Rotifera (81.99%), 8 Cladocera (12.88%), and 4 Copepoda (5.13%), were recorded. The dominant species in the lake were Keratella tecta (Rotifera), Bosmina longirostris (Cladocera), and Eucyclops serrulatus (Copepoda). According to the QBrachionus/Trichocerca index (6.08) used for the determination of trophic level, the lake was hypertrophic.
Eutrophication, Lake Marmara, Rotifera, Turkey
YILDIZ, ŞÜKRAN; ALTINDAĞ, AHMET; and ERGÖNÜL, MEHMET BORGA (2007) "Seasonal Fluctuations in the Zooplankton Composition of a Eutrophic Lake: Lake Marmara (Manisa, Turkey)," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 31: No. 2, Article 4. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol31/iss2/4