Aquatic macroinvertebrates of the Lower Amu Darya

D. M. Palatov, Z. P, Rajabov

Abstract


Total of 50 species of macroinvertebrates have been found in the Lower Amu Darya River. The most diverse and productive assemblages of macroinvertebrates are formed on flooded woody objects, while the most depleted ones occur on washed sand and clay.

Keywords


Amu Darya; Central Asia; macrobenthos; communities; river ecology; environmental factors

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