Cruz, Maris Asuncion Ramos and Terrazas, Edmundo Moreno and Northcote, Tom (2006) Worsening water quality conditions at Inner Puno Bay, Lake Titicaca, Peru, and their effect on Lemna spp. biomass. Freshwater Forum, 26, pp. 46-57.
Although there have been a number of studies on aquatic conditions and the flora and fauna of Lake Titicaca over many decades, most of this work has been centred on the offshore regions of the main lake. Water quality there has been degrading and abundant growth of Lemna spp. has been developing. Lemna spp., commonly called floating duck-weed or ‘lenteja de agua’ in Puno, occurs perennially in most parts of the inner Puno Bay shore-line. In this article, the authors compare water quality changes over recent decades in shore-line regions of Inner Puno Bay and their possible effects on the distribution, abundance and biomass of Lemna spp..
|Item Type: ||Article|
|Title: ||Worsening water quality conditions at Inner Puno Bay, Lake Titicaca, Peru, and their effect on Lemna spp. biomass|
|Personal Creator/Author: |
|Cruz, Maris Asuncion Ramos|
|Terrazas, Edmundo Moreno|
|Journal or Publication Title: ||Freshwater Forum|
|Page Range: ||pp. 46-57|
|Issuing Agency: ||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords: ||Freshwater lakes; Water pollution; Water quality; Freshwater weeds; Dissolved oxygen; Peru; Lake Titicaca|
|Item ID: ||4717|
|Depositing User: ||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited: ||14 Jan 2011 14:29|
|Last Modified: ||29 Sep 2011 17:58|
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