Zooplankton diversity and assemblages in arid zone rivers of the Lake Eyre Basin, Australia

@article{Shiel2006ZooplanktonDA,
  title={Zooplankton diversity and assemblages in arid zone rivers of the Lake Eyre Basin, Australia},
  author={Russell J. Shiel and Justin F. Costelloe and Julian R. W. Reid and Julian R. W. Reid and Peter J. Hudson and Joan Powling},
  journal={Marine and Freshwater Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={57},
  pages={49-60}
}
The responses of zooplankton assemblages in arid zone rivers to seasonal changes, flow events, drying and water quality changes are fundamental to our understanding of these unregulated rivers. For three years the zooplankton and littoral microfauna in three rivers in the Lake Eyre Basin were studied. A diverse assemblage was discovered with a total of 398 identifiable taxa being recorded, consisting of 72 protist, 227 rotifer and 93 microcrustacean taxa. Zooplankton diversity was highest in a… 

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