Amphipoda of Desna river basin
CitationUsov O (2022). Amphipoda of Desna river basin. Version 1.3. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/28jusc accessed via GBIF.org on 2023-09-22.
DescriptionThe database includes species of aboriginal and alien Ponto-Caspian amphipods in the Desna River basin within the Chernihiv and Kyiv regions (2003-2021): (24 observation stations).
Study ExtentThe research was conducted during 2003-2021 in Chernihiv and Kyiv regions: Desna riverbed and its tributaries, namely Snov, Seym, Rod, Oster, Bilous and their floodplains. Some of the expeditions were supported by the Institute of Hydrobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The 2021 expedition was funded by a grant from the Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group ("UNCG").
SamplingThe main sampling was carried out from thickets of higher aquatic vegetation. Samples from other substrates (stones, wood) as well as benthos samples were also included.
Quality ControlThe author is fully available for the quality of data provided within the dataset.
- 1. Making samples on the sampling (investigation) stations.
- 2. Species determinations.
- 3. Georeferencing.
The dataset consists exclusively of representatives of Amphipoda order.
Investigated teritory is situated in Chernihiv and Kyiv regions and includes Desna riverbed, its main tributaries and floodplains.
position: junior researcher
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine
Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15
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