Littoral benthos of the saline crater lakes of the basin of Oriental, Mexico

@article{Alcocer1998LittoralBO,
  title={Littoral benthos of the saline crater lakes of the basin of Oriental, Mexico},
  author={J. Alcocer and E. Escobar and A. Lugo and Laura Peralta},
  journal={International Journal of Salt Lake Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={7},
  pages={87-108}
}
Two saline crater lakes in the basin of Oriental, Puebla-Tlaxcala-Veracruz, were investigated for littoral benthic macroinvertebrates. Fifty taxa were identified with the oligochaetes, amphipods, chironomids and leeches the dominant organisms. These four taxa made up to 99 per cent in both number and biomass. Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri, Hyalella azteca, Tanypus (Apelopia) sp. and Stictochironomus sp. were the most abundant organisms. Unlike other saline lakes which have a littoral benthos… Expand
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