Role of predacious rotifers in Great Lakes plankton dynamics: final report to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

TitleRole of predacious rotifers in Great Lakes plankton dynamics: final report to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1979
AuthorsStemberger RS, Fuller DR, Beeton A.M
Pagination57 pp.
InstitutionUniversity of Michigan, Great Lakes and Marine Water Center, Great Lakes Research Division
CityAnn Arbor, MI
KeywordsZOOPLANKTON
Abstract

The objectives of this research were to develop techniques for the laboratory culture of common limnetic rotifers and to determine feeding rates for the predaceous Great Lakes species Asplanchna and Ploesoma on their preferred food items.