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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.17 no.4 Curitiba Dec. 2000

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81752000000400017 

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A report on the marine cladoceran Evadne spinifera Müller (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

 

Andrea Marazzo; Jean L. Valentin

Laboratório de Zooplâncton, Departamento de Biologia Marinha, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, 21949-900 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. E-mail: marazzo@netfly.com.br or jlv@biologia.ufrj.br

 

 


ABSTRACT

This note relates the occurrence of Evadne spinifera Müller, 1867 (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The samples were obtained by vertical tows with a 200µm mesh-size conical net at different times over a four day period in September, 1995. Evadne spinifera densities was always low.

Key words: Cladocera, Evadne spinifera, zooplankton, Guanabara Bay, Brazil


 

 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. This research is part of PRONEX project, and it was supported by the Coordenadoria de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Ensino Superior (CAPES), Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) and Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ).

 

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Recebido em 07.XII.1999; aceito em 22.XII.2000.