Composition and seasonal variations in abundance of Copepod (Crustacea) populations from the northern part of Lake Tanganyika

  title={Composition and seasonal variations in abundance of Copepod (Crustacea) populations from the northern part of Lake Tanganyika},
  author={D{\'e}o Mushagalusa Cirhuza and P-D. Plisnier},
  journal={Aquatic Ecosystem Health \& Management},
  pages={401 - 410}
Copepod has an important ecological role as a main food of several fishes on which commercial fisheries are based in Lake Tanganyika. However, very little multi-annual monitoring programs have been conducted for this group of crustacean zooplankton. This study was conducted in the northern part of Lake Tanganyika by weekly sampling at both pelagic and littoral sites over three consecutive years (2012–2014). The analyzed samples showed that Lake Tanganyika copepod was essentially composed of… Expand
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