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Table 2 Zooplankton succession in Lake Datong

From: Effects of aquaculture on the shallow lake aquatic ecological environment of Lake Datong, China

Years Number of species Abundance and biomass Dominant species References
1960 Winter   371 ind/L Calanoida: 84% [53]
1997 45 genus 2930 ind/L Rotifers, Protozoa [54]
2005 Spring 13 genus 2,205,000 ind/L;
4.400 mg/L
Brachinous urceus, Daphnia pulex and Sinocalanus sinensis [55]
2011 Summer 21 species 89,307 ind/L Rotifers [57]
2011–2012   8000–125,000 ind/L Protozoa [58]
2013–2014 20 genus, 46 species 1013 ± 198 ind/L; 5.12 ± 1.61 mg/L Tintinnopsis sinensis, Brachionus diversicornis, Asplanchna priodonta, Polyarthra trigla, Filinia longiseta, Bosmina longirostris, Cyclops strenuus [59]
2019 Summer 3 phylum, 15 order, 34 family, 60 genus, 106 species Micro-zooplankton: 31 ind/L; 912.91 mg/L; meso- and macro-zooplankton: 19,870 ind/L;5.471 mg/L Copepods: Nauplii, Microcyclops varicans, Limnoithona sinensis, Cyclops strenuus, Thermocyclops hyalinus, Tropocyclops prasinus prasinus, Psammophilocyclops trispinosus; Cladocera: Bosmina longirostris, Bosminopsis deitersi, Ceriodaphnia quadrangula, Bosmina coregoni, Diaphanosoma leuchtenbergianum, Moina micrura, Diaphanosoma brachyurum, Bosmina fatalis Burckhardt. Protozoa: Strombidium viride, Halteria grandinella, Pleurimema cornatum, Pyxidicula operculata, Arcella arenaria, Pseudodifflugia gracilis, Difflugia urceolata, Acanthocystis turfacea. Rotifers: Trichocerca pusilla, Asplanchna brightwelli, Polyarthra euryptera -