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Planktonic rotifers of Samborombón River Basin (Argentina)

  • Beatriz E. Modenutti


The rotifer fauna of the river Samborombón and its tributaries (La Plata river basin) was analysed, and 47 species of monogonont rotifers were identified. Results indicate that differences in salinity and ion composition between waters of the main river and that of its tributaries account for differences in the species composition.

Rotifera species composition La Plata estuary basin salinity river 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beatriz E. Modenutti
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  1. 1.Department of Ecology, Centro Regional Universitario BarilocheUniversidad Nacional del Comahue, Unidad Postal UniversidadBarilocheArgentina

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