Analysis and evolution of water quality of the upper Váh River (northern Slovakia) by long-term changes in the community structure of ciliates (Protista: Ciliophora)


A long-term monitoring of the upper Váh River was carried out in order to evaluate evolution of water quality by means of ciliate taxocoenoses. One sampling station (Lisková) was located upstream of the pulp and paper mill in the town of Ružomberok, while two stations (Bystrá and Stankovany) were situated downstream of Ružomberok. Benthic samples were… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/s11756-013-0211-5

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