Quantity and quality of seston in an impounded and a free-flowing river in Virginia, U.S.A.

@article{Voshell2004QuantityAQ,
  title={Quantity and quality of seston in an impounded and a free-flowing river in Virginia, U.S.A.},
  author={J. Reese Voshell and Charles R. Parker},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={122},
  pages={271-280}
}
Seston in the impounded North Anna River (NAR) was analyzed and compared to that in the free-flowing South Anna River (SAR) in Virginia, U.S.A. A wet filtration technique was used to separate seston into five size classes. The overall quantity of organic seston was much lower in the NAR than in the SAR. The seston in the NAR was composed of more living organisms, in particular zooplankters in the medium large (234–864 µm) and small (105–234 µm) size classes and diatoms and other algae in the… CONTINUE READING

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