rotifer


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rotifer

any minute aquatic multicellular invertebrate of the phylum Rotifera, containing the wheel animalcules, the smallest METAZOANS. They move and feed by means of an anterior ring of cilia.

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1) Artificial diet with 45% Protein (LFd 1) (2) Rotifers like Asplanchna and Brachionus (LFd2) (3) Wild Zooplankton (LFd3) (4) Bioenriched zooplanktons (raised on Chlorella, cod liver oil and vitamin C) (LFd4) (5) Artemia (LFd5) (6) Chironomus (LFd6) (7) Oligochaetes (LFd7)
Stamford's beaches were analyzed and found to contain a significant number of rotifers and jellyfish but a low level of enterococcus and fecal coliform bacteria.
In this study, we recorded 140 species, and the rotifers compounded the most species-rich group (88 species), followed by testate amoebae (35), cladocerans (13) and copepods (four).
Also, there are striking differences between the two rotifer classes; although both are represented in both temporary and permanent waters, the bdelloids are more likely in the former and the monogononts are more likely in the latter (Ricci, 1987, 2001).
Unlike the copepod trends, the rotifer trends closely resembled the total zooplankton treatment trends.
Rotifer community structure and assessment of water quality in Yangcheng Lake.
The effect of three strains of lactic bacteria on the production rate of rotifers, Brachionus pticatitis, and their dietary value for larval turbot, Scophthatmus maximus.
Rotifer density showed a positive correlation with air and water temperature, pH, turbidity and total hardness and strong positive correlation with electrical conductivity, total dissolved solids (TDS) and total alkalinity.