Intervention des populations de plumatella fungosa (Pallas) (Bryozoaire phylactoleme) dans l'autoepuration des eaux d'un etang et d'un ruisseau

  title={Intervention des populations de plumatella fungosa (Pallas) (Bryozoaire phylactoleme) dans l'autoepuration des eaux d'un etang et d'un ruisseau},
  author={P. Job},
  • P. Job
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Hydrobiologia
A very dense population of Plumatella fungosa (Pall.) (Bryozoa Phylactolema) has been observed in a pond and its outlet, polluted by organic matter from sewers.These organisms play an prominent part in the process of water purification; they can absorb annually an average quantity of 113 kg Nitrogen/ha in the zones where the biomass of the colonies reaches 15,6 T/ha.There is moreover an obvious relation between the evolution of the biological quality of water, classified according to the… Expand
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