Chapter 12. Benthic Invertebrates

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Pétur M. Jónasson

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch12

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Jónasson, P. M. (2003) Benthic Invertebrates, in The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology (eds P.E. O'Sullivan and C.S. Reynolds), Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047970

Online ISBN: 9780470999271

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Keywords:

  • invertebrates;
  • faunas;
  • zoobenthos;
  • animals;
  • lake maggiore

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • HISTORY OF STUDIES ON ENTHIC INVERTEBRATES

  • EFFICIENCY OF SIEVING AND SAMPLING METHODS

  • THE EFFECT OF LAKE MORPHOMETRY ON ZOOBENTHOS

  • ZONATION OF LAKES AND THE FOOD RESOURCES OF ZOOBENTHOS

  • HYDRODYNAMIC DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD AND OXYGEN - THE PELAGIC-BENTHIC COUPLING

  • LAKE RHYTHM AND ITS EFFECT ON THE SURVIVAL OF ZOOBENTHOS IN EUTROPHIC LAKES

  • BATHYMETRIC CHANGES IN COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN A EUTROPHIC LAKE

  • BATHYMETRIC DISTRIBUTION OF PHYTO- AND ZOOBENTHOS IN AN OLIGOTROPHIC LAKE

  • FEEDING TYPES OF ZOOBENTHOS AND THEIR BATHYMETRIC DISTRIBUTION

  • RESPIRATORY ADAPTATION OF ZOOBENTHOS

  • GROWTH OF ZOOBENTHOS IN RELATION TO BATHYMETRIC DISTRIBUTION

  • INTER- AND INTRASPECIFIC COMPETITION

  • PRODUCTION OF ZOOBENTHOS IN RELATION TO DEPTH IN LAKES ESROM AND THINGVALLAVATN

  • PRODUCTION AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE OF PROFUNDAL ZOOBENTHOS IN RELATION TO ENERGY CONTENT OF SEDIMENT

  • THE ROLE OF ZOOBENTHOS IN THE ENERGY BUDGET OF LAKES

  • LIMITS FOR ANIMAL LIFE IN THE HYPOLIMNION

  • ZOOBENTHOS AND THE ECOSYSTEM

  • ZOOBENTHOS AND THE OLIGOTROPHIC/EUTROPHIC LAKE TYPE