Euglenophyceae in Varna and Beloslav Lakes during 2008

D. PETROVA and D. GERDZHIKOV

Institute of Fishing Resources, BG - 9000 Varna, Bulgaria

Abstract

PETROVA, D., and D. GERDZHIKOV, 2010. Euglenophyceae in Varna and Beloslav Lakes during 2008. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., 16: 311-316

The representatives of class Euglenophyceae inhabit mainly freshwater basins but some species occur also in marine and brackish waters. Along the Bulgarian coast, in Varna - Beloslav Lake system large-scale development and blooms of Euglenophyceae have not been observed since a lot of years. This paper discusses their quantitative and qualitative distribution in 2008.

Key words: Euglenophyceae, distribution, number, biomass, Varna Lake, Beloslav Lake

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