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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At the same time, the cladoceran community became dominated by small-bodied B.
Age-0 goldeye primarily consumed calanoid copepods and cladocerans in the Peace-Athabasca Delta, Alberta, Canada (Donald and Kooyman, 1976).
Ribeiro & Nuner (2008) reported that cladocerans and insect larvae were the major food items of Salminus brasiliensis post-larvae, being generalist, consuming a varied amount of food items and exhibiting tendency to different feeding specializations according to the developmental stage.
Cladoceran abundances exhibited two peaks with the first of the two consisting of primarily Daphnia retrocurva and Bosmina and the second Eubosmina and Diaphanasoma (Fig.
Other notable groups include appendicularians and cladocerans which shows similar trends to these recorded in the zooplankton (Fig.
Population dynamics of the tropical cladoceran Ceriodaphnia rigaudi Richard, 1894 (Crustacea: Anomopoda).
During the past decades two invasive species, Cercopagis pengoi and Evadne anonyx from the Ponto-Caspian region, have successfully established within the local cladoceran community (Ojaveer and Lumberg, 1995; Pollupuu et al.
Among the most common microscopic animals on the bluegill's menu are Daphnia, a type of Cladoceran (larger zooplankton often called water fleas) that can grow to several millimeters and swim in small hopping motions.
Successful larval rearing of many fishes has been reported including cladoceran species (Mollah et al.