The production of larval Chironomidae in the mud at Loch Leven, Kinross

Charles, W.N.; East, K.; Brown, D.; Gray, M.C.; Murray, T.D.

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, B 74: 241-258


DOI: 10.1017/s0080455x0001242x
Accession: 000241747

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The production of four species of Chironomids, including Chironomus anthracinus Zett. and Glyptotendipes paripes (Edw.), was measured in different sections of the mud zone in Loch Leven, Scotland. The mean annual dry weight production of all four species was 29 g/m2 and of C. anthracinus alone 26 g/m2.