Object structure

Title:

The biomass of the bottom fauna of 42 lakes in the Węgorzewo district

Subtitle:

Biomasa fauny dennej 42 jezior okolic Węgorzewa

Creator:

Pieczyńska, Ewa ; Pieczyński, Eligiusz ; Prus, Tadeusz ; Tarwid, Kazimierz

Contributor:

Polska Akademia Nauk. Komitet Ekologiczny

Publisher:

Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Date issued/created:

1963

Description:

Pages 495-502 : illustrations ; 24 cm ; Bibliographical references (pages 501-502) ; Abstract in Polish

Subject and Keywords:

biomass ; lake animals ; Poland ; Węgorzewo

Abstract:

An analysis was made of certain regularities found in the formation of the biomass of the bottom fauna in a group of Masurian lakes. The biomass of the lakes examined varies within limits of 0.2 to 37.0 g/ 1 m2, not exceeding 6 g/1 m2 in the majority of the lakes. It was found that lakes of the pond type possess a greater biomass than eutrophic lakes. The positive correlation of the biomass with primary productivity, and the negative correlation with the mean size and depth of the lakes were shown. In some cases, however, certain deviations were observed from the above mentioned regularities.

References:

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Relation:

Ekologia Polska. Seria A

Volume:

11

Issue:

19

Start page:

495

End page:

502

Resource Type:

Article

Format:

application/pdf

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. P.2840

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

pol

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY 3.0 PL license

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. [CC BY 3.0 PL] May be used within the scope specified in Creative Commons Attribution BY 3.0 PL license, full text available at: ; -

Digitizing institution:

Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Operational Program Digital Poland, 2014-2020, Measure 2.3: Digital accessibility and usefulness of public sector information; funds from the European Regional Development Fund and national co-financing from the state budget.