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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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Prey / Diet

Elakatothrix genevensis[1]


Acanthobrama terraesanctae (Kinneret bleak)[2]
Acanthocyclops gigas[1]
Asplanchna priodonta[1]
Carassius carassius (Crucian carp)[3]
Cyclops scutifer[1]
Economidichthys pygmaeus (Goby)[4]
Gasterosteus aculeatus (Alaskan stickleback)[1]
Heterocope appendiculata[1]
Hypomesus transpacificus (Delta smelt)[5]
Limnothrissa miodon (Stapper's sprat)[6]
Polyphemus pediculus[1]
Salvelinus alpinus (Arctic charr)[1]



Species recognized by Kotov A, Forró L, Korovchinsky NM, PetruseknA, 2013-01-25, FADA Cladocera: World checklist of freshwater Cladocera species in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Food 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 2Azoulay, B. and M. Gophen, 1992. Feeding habits of larval Mirogrex terraesanctae (Steinitz, 1952) in Lake Kinneret I. Field study. Hydrobiologia 246(3):243-249 3Seasonal 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. 4Diet 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 5Life 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 6Marshall, 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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