cladoceran


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cladoceran

any minute crustacean of the order Cladocera, with a laterally compressed carapace and large forked antennae used in swimming.
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ABSTRACT--We report the cladoceran Diaphanosoma fluviatile Hansen 1899 in Lake Waco and Lake Mexia, two reservoirs located in central Texas.
This size range allows them to access other food sources unavailable to both cladocerans and rotifers, such as larger filaments like Anabaena filaments.
We also compare utilization of a native cladoceran, Daphnia pulex (Leydig) to that of D.
First records of a European cladoceran, Bythotrephes cederstroemi, in Lakes Erie and Huron.
Cladoceran abundance showed a decrease in August and September 1997 compared to August and September of the previous year.
Cladoceran biomass in the gut of smelt increased until the end of September, then decreased; copepods followed almost the same pattern.
Temporal and quantitative changes in sexual reproductive cycling of the cladoceran Daphnia magna by a juvenile hormone analog.
Gastropod abundance in both seasons, and cladoceran abundance in summer, were greater in shallow tows than in deep tows, but percentages did not differ with depth.