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Title: Is sandy beach of the lake an ecotone? Psammon Rotifera in a mesotrophic Lake Kuc (Masurian Lakeland, Northern Poland)

Creator:

Ejsmont-Karabin, Jolanta

Date issued/created:

2003

Resource type:

Text

Subtitle:

Is sandy beach of the lake an ecotone?

Contributor:

Polish Academy of Sciences. Institute of Ecology

Publisher:

Polish Academy of Sciences. Institute of Ecology. Publishing Office

Place of publishing:

Dziekanów Leśny

Description:

Pages 219-224 : illustrations ; 27 cm ; Bibliographical references (page 224)

Type of object:

Journal/Article

Abstract:

Is inshore, 2-cm layer of wet sand an ecotone? An attempt of this study is to answer the question by analysing characteristic patterns of a structure of rotifer communities inhabiting the psammolitoral zone. Psammon was sampled from sandy shore of a mesotrophic Lake Kuc (Masurian Lakeland, Poland), weekly from May to November 1996 and on one occasion in May 1998. Despite of extremely unfavourable conditions of their abiotic habitat, psammon rotifers of Lake Kuc were reaching occasionally extremely high densities. Seasonal dynamics of numbers and structure of psammon rotifer communities reflected variable ,character of their habitat. A course of the changes was similar in less variable higropsammon and extremely variable eupsammon. Patterns formed in psammolittoral -when illustrated with qualitative and quantitative features of psammon rotifer communities - fit definitions of an ecosystem, an ecotone, a part of a land/water ecotone, a microlayer in the ecosystem or a specific boundary zone in the lake ecosystem.

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Relation:

Polish Journal of Ecology

Volume:

51

Issue:

2

Start page:

219

End page:

224

Detailed Resource Type:

Article

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:117554

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. P.2840 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

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.

Access:

Open

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Last modified:

Oct 2, 2020

In our library since:

Mar 18, 2020

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17

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https://rcin.org.pl/publication/91629

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