ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2011, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 256–259. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2011. Original Russian Text © E.Yu. Mitrofanova, 2011, published in Ekologiya, 2011, No. 3, pp. 231–234. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Diversity of Centric Diatoms in the Phytoplankton of a Deep Oligotrophic Lake As a Factor and Indicator of the Stability of Its Ecosystem: The Example of Lake Teletskoye, Altai Mountains, Russia E. Yu. Mitrofanova Institute for Water and Environmental Problems, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Molodezhnaya 1, Barnaul, 656038 Russia email: email@example.com Received May 6, 2010 Keywords: phytoplankton, centric diatoms, stability, ecosystem, Lake Teletskoye. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413611030118 The stability of a biocenosis is its ability to maintain of Western Siberia. This is a deep lake (the maximum the structural and functional type of the community: depth 323 m) lying in a narrow mountain valley, 78 km its ecological diversity (including the constant number long and at maximum 5.2 km wide (Selegei et al., of trophic levels), taxonomic diversity, and patterns of 2001). The species composition and structure of its energy fluxes (Zaika, 2007). Both quantitative and phytoplankton are typical of coldwater oligotrophic structural characteristics of the community can be water bodies of the
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Published: May 24, 2011
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