Fluctuations in the relative abundance of the weed fauna of a tropical freshwater fish pond

@article{Michael2004FluctuationsIT,
  title={Fluctuations in the relative abundance of the weed fauna of a tropical freshwater fish pond},
  author={R. G. Michael},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={31},
  pages={37}
}
  • R. G. Michael
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Hydrobiologia
  • SummaryThe macrofauna present in the weed Eichhornia crassipes in a tropical fish pond have been studied for a two year period. Different groups of animals under the phyla Annelida, Arthropoda and Mollusca and their seasonal abundance have been recorded. The method of studying densities of organisms as related to a known volume of plant material was found to give satisfactory results. Aulophorus furcatus and Branchiodrilus hortensis were the two species of Oligochaeta which were associated with… CONTINUE READING
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