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Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 46, Issue 7, pp 525–533 | Cite as

Modern ichthyofauna of the Lower Don basin in conditions of the anthropogenic transformation of its runoff

  • V. A. Luzhnyak
  • A. A. Korneev
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Abstract

A list of ichthyofauna of the Lower Don basin based on modern material and comprising 71 species of fish and Pisciformes belonging to 16 families is provided. Considerable variation in the species composition and in the relative numbers of the aboriginal ichthyofauna that occurred within the last decades and the appearance of new invading species is noted. The assessment of the influence of damming and the seasonal redistribution of the Don River runoff on the conditions of reproduction of its ichthyofauna is given.

Keywords

Natural Reproduction Spring Runoff Beam Trawl Spined Loach Acipenser Ruthenus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Luzhnyak
    • 1
  • A. A. Korneev
    • 2
  1. 1.Azov Division of the Murman Marine Biological Institute, Kola Scientific CenterRussian Academy of SciencesRostov-on-DonRussia
  2. 2.Azov Research Institute of Fish Management (AzNIIRKh)Rostov-on-DonRussia

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