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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The trends for both cladoceran prey species were nearly similar with respect to encounters but with a less number of encounters of these prey species compared with A.
The copepods were found dominant followed by rotifers and cladocerans for entire study period.
In this study, an acute 48 h assay and a chronic 14-day assay were performed to study the effects of diazinon on two cladoceran species.
Diet studies of age-0 freshwater drum have been limited to lakes and reservoirs, where they have been described as consuming cladocerans, chironomid larvae, mayfly larvae, and occasionally larvae of other fishes (Swedburg and Walburg, 1970; Clark and Pearson, 1979; Bur, 1982).
Average P/B ratio for non-predatory crustaceans was calculated to be 0.345/d ((cladoceran = 0.145, cyclopoid = 0.654, calanoid = 0.231)).
Population dynamics of the tropical cladoceran Ceriodaphnia rigaudi Richard, 1894 (Crustacea: Anomopoda).
Comparative biology of the predatory cladoceran Cercopagis pengoi from Lake Ontario, Baltic Sea and Caspian Sea.
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.