Daphnia pulicaria, a zooplankton species that suddenly appeared in 1999 in the offshore zone of Lake Biwa

Abstract

 Daphnia galeata has been the sole Daphnia species and one of the dominant zooplankton species in Lake Biwa for the past 30 years. In 1999, however, another Daphnia species suddenly appeared in the lake. Based on morphological characteristics, the species was initially identified as Daphnia pulicaria. This identification was supported by mitochondrial (mt… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10201-002-0087-5

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