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Unionidae of Szeszupa River and of the lakes along its course in Suwalski Landscape Park


Unionidae of Szeszupa River...


Lewandowski, Krzysztof


Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Ekologii


Polish Scientific Publishers

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Pages 271-286 : illustrations ; 24 cm ; Bibliographical references (page 286) ; Abstract in Polish

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river ; lakes ; Unionidae


The occurrence of Unionidae in Szeszupa River and in five associated lakes in the Suwalski Landscape Park was investigated. Species composition, numbers, biomass, size and age structure as well as growth of the river- and lake-derived individuals were analysed.


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Operational Program Digital Poland, 2014-2020, Measure 2.3: Digital accessibility and usefulness of public sector information; funds from the European Regional Development Fund and national co-financing from the state budget.