Patterns in the distribution of Arctic freshwater zooplankton related to glaciation history

  title={Patterns in the distribution of Arctic freshwater zooplankton related to glaciation history},
  author={L. Samchyshyna and L. Hansson and K. Christoffersen},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  • L. Samchyshyna, L. Hansson, K. Christoffersen
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Polar Biology
  • We analysed circumpolar samples from 68 lakes within the 10°C-July isotherm from Arctic Canada, Nunavut, Greenland, Svalbard, Eastern Siberia, the Beringia region, and Alaska. In total, we found 3 species of Anostraca, 17 of Diplostraca, 1 species of cyclopoid and 14 species of calanoid copepods. Our study identifies a wider distribution for some copepods—e.g. Eurytemora pacifica, Leptodiaptomus sicilis, Arctodiaptomus novosibiricus, Cyclops abyssorum—than previously known. Moreover, one… CONTINUE READING
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