Influence of regional factors on zooplankton structure in a saline lowland river: the Salado River (Buenos Aires province, Argentina)

  title={Influence of regional factors on zooplankton structure in a saline lowland river: the Salado River (Buenos Aires province, Argentina)},
  author={M. Claps and N. Gabellone and N. C. Neschuk},
  journal={River Research and Applications},
Knowledge of regional factors influencing zooplankton structure in a semiarid river must include both the main channel and any tributaries in order to identify spatial and temporal patterns along with the main factor that affect the zooplankton community. Accordingly, seasonal samples were taken during 1997–1999 at 15 stations in the Salado River basin, where 172 species were identified (53 protozoans, 88 rotifers and 31 crustaceans). Conductivity and temperature optima and tolerances were… Expand
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