research product . 2007

Artemia population changes on Orumieh Lake

Ahmadi, Reza; Negarestan, H.; Peikaranmana, N.; Esmailly, L.; Hosseinpoor, R.; Shoahasany, A.; Ganji, S.; Mehrannejad, R.; Mostfazadeh, B.;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute
Estimation of Artemia resources on Uromieh Lake during (years2002-2003) showed huge reduction of Artemia cysts and biomass stocks than the previous years. Reduction of average annual precipitation in west Azerbaijan province during last 6 years than previous years from 32centimeter to 21centimeter has reduced the annual entered waters from the lakes basin rivers into the lake from(3.5-4.0)billion cubic meters to(1.8)billion cubic meters. During this period the entered fresh water in to the lake has been reduced, however the evaporation rate from 5750 square kilometer of Lake Surface has been continued at 3to4billion cubic meters per year. In spite of the fact th...
Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Fisheries
Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
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