Effect of Artificial Illumination on the Intensity of Nocturnal Vertical Migrations of Amphipods in Lake Baikal

Effect of Artificial Illumination on the Intensity of Nocturnal Vertical Migrations of Amphipods... Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2004, pp. 421–423. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 6, 2004, pp. 468–470. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Takhteev, Levashkevich, Govorukhina. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Effect of Artificial Illumination on the Intensity of Nocturnal Vertical Migrations of Amphipods in Lake Baikal 1 2 1 V. V. Takhteev , A. M. Levashkevich , and E. B. Govorukhina Irkutsk State University, ul. Sukhe-Batora 5, Irkutsk, 664003 Russia Institute of General and Experimental Biology, Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Sakh’yanovoi 6, Ulan-Ude, 670046 Russia Received August 19, 2003 Key words: amphipods, Baikal, daily vertical migrations, artificial illumination, video observations. Daily vertical migrations (DVMs) of pelagic and had been used for several years to collect amphipods even many benthic organisms are characteristic of both and juvenile sculpin at night. However, it remained unclear if the searchlight attracted nocturnal migrants marine and continental aquatic ecosystems. The causes or just aided in collecting them. of such migrations and factors relevant to them are of great interest of the involved factors is highly interest- The purpose of this study was to elucidate the effect ing. For several years, we investigated DVMs of Baikal of weak illumination (in this http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Effect of Artificial Illumination on the Intensity of Nocturnal Vertical Migrations of Amphipods in Lake Baikal

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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Subject
Life Sciences; Ecology
ISSN
1067-4136
eISSN
1608-3334
D.O.I.
10.1023/B:RUSE.0000046981.24296.af
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Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2004, pp. 421–423. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 6, 2004, pp. 468–470. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Takhteev, Levashkevich, Govorukhina. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Effect of Artificial Illumination on the Intensity of Nocturnal Vertical Migrations of Amphipods in Lake Baikal 1 2 1 V. V. Takhteev , A. M. Levashkevich , and E. B. Govorukhina Irkutsk State University, ul. Sukhe-Batora 5, Irkutsk, 664003 Russia Institute of General and Experimental Biology, Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Sakh’yanovoi 6, Ulan-Ude, 670046 Russia Received August 19, 2003 Key words: amphipods, Baikal, daily vertical migrations, artificial illumination, video observations. Daily vertical migrations (DVMs) of pelagic and had been used for several years to collect amphipods even many benthic organisms are characteristic of both and juvenile sculpin at night. However, it remained unclear if the searchlight attracted nocturnal migrants marine and continental aquatic ecosystems. The causes or just aided in collecting them. of such migrations and factors relevant to them are of great interest of the involved factors is highly interest- The purpose of this study was to elucidate the effect ing. For several years, we investigated DVMs of Baikal of weak illumination (in this

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Russian Journal of EcologySpringer Journals

Published: Nov 18, 2004

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