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Trends in Diporeia populations across the Laurentian Great Lakes, 19972009
Abstract Benthic communities in the Laurentian Great Lakes have been in a state of flux since the arrival of dreissenid mussels, with the most dramatic changes occurring in population densities ofExpand
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Biology. Ecology, Larval Taxonomy, and Distribution of Hydropsychidae (Trichoptera) in Wisconsin
,-\oout 43.000 larvae and 1800 adults of Hydropsychidae from Wisconsin were studied. 1be5e included Diplectrona modesta, Macrostemum zebratum, Parapsyche apicalis, Poramyia flam, eight species ofExpand
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Development of new indices of Great Lakes water quality based on profundal benthic communities
Abstract Benthic invertebrate biomonitoring has long been a tool of choice for assessing the impacts of anthropogenic stress in aquatic systems. The Oligochaete Trophic Index (OTI) is used by theExpand
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The non-native faucet snail (Bithynia tentaculata) makes the leap to Lake Superior
Abstract The European-origin faucet snail ( Bithynia tentaculata ) has been present in the lower Laurentian Great Lakes since the late 1800s but only very recently reached Lake Superior. Surveys fromExpand
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Rediscovery of Acanthametropus Pecatonica in the Western Great Lakes Region (Ephemeroptera: Siphlonuridae)
Two nearly mature nymphs of Acanthametropus pecatonica were collected in June 1986 from the shifting sand bottom of the lower Wisconsin River. This is the fIrst known collection of this species inExpand
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Comparison of benthos and plankton for Waukegan Harbor Area of Concern, Illinois, and Burns Harbor-Port of Indiana non-Area of Concern, Indiana, in 2015
During two seasonal sampling events in spring (June) and fall (August) of 2015, the U.S. Geological Survey collected benthos (benthic invertebrates) and plankton (zooplankton and phytoplankton) atExpand
Benthos and Plankton data for Waukegan Harbor Area of Concern, Illinois, and Burns Harbor-Port of Indiana Non-Area of Concern, Indiana, in 2015
During two seasonal sampling events in spring (June) and fall (August) of 2015, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. EnvironmentalExpand