Long-term development of the crustacean plankton in the Saidenbach Reservoir (Germany) – changes, causes, consequences


The drinking water reservoir Saidenbach (Germany) has been investigated continuously from the year 1975 onwards. Since 1987, daphnids (Daphnia galeata) — an essential component in the cycle of matter and energy in the pelagic zone of reservoirs and lakes — became less and less abundant. Its total and relative biomass declined drastically and the exponential… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:HYDR.0000008518.30455.5e


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