Advertisement

Communities of Aquatic Macroinvertebrates from Konjuh Mountain Headwater Streams

  • Isat SkenderovićEmail author
  • Avdul Adrović
  • Edina Hajdarević
  • Alen Bajrić
Conference paper
  • 487 Downloads
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 76)

Abstract

Hydrobiological studies of macrozoobenthosin the headwater streams of the protected landscape of Konjuh were carried out at five sites during the spring, summer and autumn of 2017. The invertebrate biodiversity was consisted of nine groups and 46 taxa. By analyzing the composition of macrofauna, the greatest diversity of taxa was found in the Trichoptera and Ephemeroptera group which were represented by 13 taxa each. Following them are groups with a smaller number of taxa, Plecoptera (8), Diptera (5), Coleoptera and Oligochaeta with two taxa. Other groups found in the headwater streams of Konjuh Mountain are represented by one taxon. The presence of a different number of taxa was found at the investigated sites: at the site Krabašnjica - 25, Studešnica - 15, at the Djevojačka cave and GluhaBukovica 21 taxa and at the site Tuholj - 16. Based on the analysis of the physical and chemical parameters of the water and the index of saprobity, it has been determined that the water of Konjuh Mountain headwater streams has an oligosaprobic character and is considered to be the first class of water quality.

Keywords

Aquatic invertebrates Biodiversity Konjuh 

References

  1. 1.
    Zakon o proglašenju dijela područja planine Konjuh Zaštićenim pejzažom “Konjuh” (“Službene novine Tuzlanskog kantona”, broj 13/09)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Kerovec, M.: Priručnik za upoznavanje beskralješnjaka naših potokai rijeka. SNL, Zagreb (1986)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Quigley, M.: Invertebrates of Streams and Rivers: A key to Identification. Edward Arnold Publishers, London (1977)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Sansoni, G.: Atlante per il riconoscimento dei macroinvertebrati dei corsi d’acqua italiani. Provincia autonoma di Trento. Centro italiano Studi di Biologia Ambientale (1988)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Waringer, J., Graf, W.: Atlas der Österreichischen Köcherfliegenlarven. Facultas Univeritätsverlag, Wien (1997)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Shannon, C.E., Weaver, W.: The Mathematical Theory of Communication. The University of Illinois, Illinois (1949)zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Bray, J.R., Curtis, J.T.: An ordination of upland forest communities of southern Wisconsin. Ecol. Monogr. 27, 325–349 (1957)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Skenderović, I., Adrović, A., Hajdarević, E., Bajrić, A.: Zoobenthos of macroinvertebrates in some streams of the water catchment area of lake Modrac (Bosnia and Herzegovina). In: 10th International Scientific Conference “Science and Higher Education in Function of Sustainable Development” Užice (2017)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Isat Skenderović
    • 1
    Email author
  • Avdul Adrović
    • 1
  • Edina Hajdarević
    • 1
  • Alen Bajrić
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Natural Sciences and MathematicsUniversity of TuzlaTuzlaBosnia and Herzegovina

Personalised recommendations