Attempt at ecological prognosis of the plankton in the man-made lake ‘Parana medio (Chapeton transect)’, Argentina

Characteristics of the projected man-made lake on the Middle Parana are described, as well as environmental conditions in the river and their modifications in the future lake. The sources of the future plankton are considered. The formation of the future pelagic ecosystem, mainly of the zooplankton, during the initial and the subsequent stage is discussed.