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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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In the quantitative zooplankton samples from the pelagial of Lake Peipsi, 57 species of cladocerans and 28 species of copepods were found, in which the characteristic species of oligo-mesotrophic and eutrophic waters co-dominated.
Currently, a large number of organisms (both wild and model) are used as bioindicators in pollution assessment studies in aquatic ecosystems; the most commonly used are fish (marine and freshwater), bivalves (marine), cladocerans, rotifers, macro-crustaceans, plants, and birds, among others (Zhou et al., 2008; Li et al., 2010; Minier et al., 2015; Colin et al., 2016).
squamosissimus) and zooplankton groups (microfilterers, cladocerans, calanoids and cyclopoids) between the surface and the bottom of the lake, we applied a one-way analysis of variance (one-way ANOVA) to each period of the light-dark cycle, with p < 0.05 considered significant.
Whereas, the cladocerans followed the same pattern as of copepods but were least abundant.
Two cladocerans species were used in the present study: D.
Utilization of the exotic cladoceran Daphnia tumholtzei by juvenile fishes in an Illinois River floodplain lake.
Estimates of non-predatory crustacean zooplankton production were made using P/B values obtained for non-predatory cladocerans (0.162) at temperatures >10[degrees]C (Stockwell and Johannsson 1997 (as cited in Johannsson et al.