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Bosmina longirostris

Synonyms: Bosmina africanaaustralis; Bosmina arostris; Bosmina brevicornis; Bosmina curvirostris; Bosmina japonica; Bosmina pelagica; Bosmina pellucida; Bosmina stuhlmanni; Garbinia adriani; Monoculus cornuta

Wikipedia Abstract

Bosmina longirostris is a species of water flea found in the Great Lakes and Central Europe. It is found in the plankton near the shoreline of lakes and ponds.
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Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Okavango Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Floodplain Rivers and Wetland Complexes    

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Chroococcus dispersus[1]
Elakatothrix genevensis[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Daphnia galeata (waterflea)1

Predators

Abramis brama (Bream)[1]
Acanthobrama terraesanctae (Kinneret bleak)[3]
Acanthocyclops gigas[2]
Alburnus alburnus (Bleak)[1]
Alosa aestivalis (Blue-back herring)[1]
Ambloplites rupestris (Rock bass)[1]
Asplanchna priodonta[2]
Blicca bjoerkna (White bream)[1]
Carassius carassius (Crucian carp)[4]
Chaoborus flavicans[1]
Chaoborus punctipennis[1]
Chrosomus eos (Northern redbelly dace)[1]
Chrosomus neogaeus (Bronze minnow)[1]
Clarias agboyiensis (Catfish)[1]
Clupeichthys aesarnensis (Thai river sprat)[1]
Cyclops scutifer[2]
Cyclops vernalis[1]
Diacyclops thomasi[1]
Dorosoma petenense (Threadfin shad)[1]
Economidichthys pygmaeus (Goby)[5]
Epischura lacustris[1]
Esox lucius (Jack)[1]
Fundulus diaphanus (banded killifish)[1]
Gasterosteus aculeatus (Alaskan stickleback)[2]
Heterocope appendiculata[2]
Hypomesus transpacificus (Delta smelt)[6]
Lepomis gibbosus (kiver)[1]
Limnothrissa miodon (Stapper's sprat)[7]
Luxilus cornutus (Common shiner)[1]
Mesocyclops edax[1]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[1]
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)[1]
Notropis heterodon (Blackchin shiner)[1]
Oncorhynchus nerka (sockeye salmon or kokanee)[1]
Oreochromis aureus (Tilapia)[1]
Perca flavescens (Yellow perch)[1]
Perca fluviatilis (River perch)[1]
Pimephales notatus (Bluntnose minnow)[1]
Polyphemus pediculus[2]
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass)[1]
Rutilus rutilus (Roach)[1]
Salvelinus alpinus (Arctic charr)[2]
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)[1]
Tropocyclops prasinus[1]
Umbra limi (Central mudminnow)[1]

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2Food web topology and parasites in the pelagic zone of a subarctic lake, Per-Arne Amundsen, Kevin D. Lafferty, Rune Knudsen, Raul Primicerio, Anders Klemetsen and Armand M. Kuris, Journal of Animal Ecology 2009, 78, 563–572 3Azoulay, B. and M. Gophen, 1992. Feeding habits of larval Mirogrex terraesanctae (Steinitz, 1952) in Lake Kinneret I. Field study. Hydrobiologia 246(3):243-249 4Seasonal feeding activity and ontogenetic dietary shifts in crucian carp, Carassius carassius, Olli-Pekka Penttinen & Ismo J. Holopainen, Environmental Biology of Fishes 33: 215-221, 1992. 5Diet and feeding habits of Economidichthys pygmaeus (Perciformes: Gobiidae) in Lake Pamvotis, NW Greece, Ch. Gkenas, S. Malavasi and I. Leonardos, J. Appl. Ichthyol. (2011), 1–7 6Life History and Status of Delta Smelt in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary, California, PETER B. MOYLE, BRUCE HERBOLD, DONALD E. STEVENS AND LEE W. MILLER, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 121:67-77, 1992 7Marshall, B.E. (1980) Aspects of the ecology of the crustacean zooplankton in the Sanyati Basin, Lake Kariba. Kariba, Zimbabwe, Department of National Parks and Wild Life Management , 7pp. (Lake Kariba Fisheries Research Institute Project Report,35)
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