Lake Comparisons: Zooplankton and Benthos. With a few comments on Wolf Lake Helen Czech SUNY ESF. Zooplankton: Why are we interested?. Zooplankton are important indicators of aquatic systems They can indicate predator-prey relationships
With a few comments on Wolf Lake
was collected / lake (except for Green Lake,
which had 2 / layer including a chemo layer).
collection bottle and then treated with
Alka seltzer and eventually ethanol.
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Table 1. Zooplankton in Oneida Lake
Benthos are defined the organisms found inhabiting the bottoms of lakes, rivers and streams, and are often important indicators of health and diversity, pollution
Common benthic organisms include molluscs, aquatic insects, oligochaetes