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Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences

ISSN 1736-7530 (electronic)   ISSN 1736-6046 (print)
Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, series Physics & Mathematics and  Chemistry
Published since 1952

Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences

ISSN 1736-7530 (electronic)   ISSN 1736-6046 (print)
Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, series Physics & Mathematics and  Chemistry
Published since 1952
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An overview of Synchaeta Ehrenberg, 1832 (Rotifera: Monogononta: Synchaetidae) species in the Eastern Gotland Basin, Baltic Sea, with complementary characteristics for the trophi of S. fennica Rousselet, 1902 and S. monopus Plate, 1889; pp. 287–294

(Full article in PDF format) https://doi.org/10.3176/proc.2017.3.06


Authors

Astra Labuce, Solvita Strake

Abstract

Four species of the genus Synchaeta were identified in the waters of Liepaja harbour (coastal Eastern Gotland Basin, Baltic Sea). Synchaeta baltica and S. monopus are common in the Baltic Sea and they co-dominated most of the samples. Synchaeta fennica was abundant during spring, but S. triophthalma was detected in October 2014 for the first time in Latvian waters. During sample analysis particular attention was paid to insufficiently described trophi of S. monopus and S. fennica. Subsequently, brief descriptions were made during analysis and complemented with images.

Keywords

Rotifera, illoricate, soft-bodied, identification, taxonomy, Baltic Sea.

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