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Hydrobiological Journal

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v41.i4.30
pages 26-33

Comparative Characteristics of Phytoplankton of Various Water Bodies of Kiev

V. I. Shcherbak
Institute of Hydrobiology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine
N. Ye. Semenyuk
Institute of Hydrobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev


The structure of phytoplankton was studied in various water bodies of Kiev. They included the lakes genetically connected with the floodplain of the Dnieper river, landscape water bodies, and former fish ponds. The studied water bodies essentially differed in the species composition and in the quantitative indices of development of phytoplankton.