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Table 7 General characteristics of Lake Datong and five other lakes of China

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

  Lake Taihu (2008–2009) Lake Hongze (2010) Dianchi (2009–2010) Lake Chaohu (2007–2010) Lake Gehu (2010) Lake Datong (2019) Unit
Sum of all consumption 16,760.9 9544.719 61,614.648 4486.47 2665.828 13,264.96 t/(km2 a)
Sum of all exports 15,299.5 985.067 10,418.098 16,796.60 2184.73 20,061.23 t/(km2 a)
Sum of all respiratory flows 4635.6 7138.957 15,675.121 1308.45 829.088 3065.423 t/(km2 a)
Sum of all flows into detritus 29,549.5 5473.198 56,752.813 18,411.37 2892.898 31,203.67 t/(km2 a)
Total system throughput (TST) 66,245.5 23,141.94 144,752.81 41,003.08 8562.544 67,595.28 t/(km2 a)
Sum of all production 20,535.3 8620.33 30,578.686 17,937.42 1974.82 26,214.06 t/(km2 a)
Transfer efficiency (TE) 4.1 6.43 4.9 6.9 6.4 0.339 %
Net primary production (NPP) 14,903.2 8123.513 26,093.305 17,703.42 1815.238 23,126.66 t/(km2 a)
Total primary production/total respiration TPP/TR 4.125 1.138 1.665 13.53 2.189 7.544  
Net ecosystem production (NEP) 10,691.5 984.556 10,418.093 16,394.97 986.151 20,061.23 t/(km2 a)
Total biomass (excluding detritus)   1173.547 422.141 128.36 517.286 1.231 t/(km2 a)
Connectance index (CI) 0.188 0.195 0.194 0.20 0.219 18,781.15  
System omnivorous index (SOI) 0.041 0.089 0.061 0.092 0.189 0.083  
Finn's cycling index (FCI) 18.3 6.77 39.980 3.32 7.99 17.55 %
Finn's mean path length (FMPL) 3.32398 2.849 5.536 2.27 2.841 2.923  
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