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Aquatic Ecology

, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 257–260 | Cite as

The effect of chemicals released by Gammarus lacustris on the depth distribution of Arctodiaptomus salinus in laboratory conditions

  • Yegor S. Zadereev
  • Michael V. Gubanov
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Abstract

The effect of treatment water containing chemicals released by Gammarus lacustris or crushed/injured Arctodiaptomus salinus induced changes in vertical distribution of Arctodiaptomus in laboratory conditions. With food concentration in the medium corresponding to the maximum of algae concentration in Shira lake, A. salinus in an experimental vessel was situated higher than in the control. Average population depth of A. salinus decreased as the inoculation density of G. lacustris increased.

Arctodiaptomus chemical communication gammarids predation Shira lake vertical distribution 

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  • Yegor S. Zadereev
  • Michael V. Gubanov

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