Species EXP REF Species EXP REF
Copepoda     Brachionus calycifloru ++ ++
Nauplii ++ ++ Brachionus angularis + +
Mesocyclops thermocyclopoides + + Brachionus caudatus + +
Copepodites + + Brachionus diversicornis ++ ++
Harpacticella sp. + + Brachionus quadridentatus + +
Cladocera     Brachionus forficula + +
Bosmina longirostris  ++ + Trichocerca pusilla + +
Bosminopsis deitersi + ++ Richocerca stylata  + +
Alonella exigua + + Trichocerca capucina + +
Diaphanosoma brachyurum + + Trichocerca cylindrica + +
Pleuroxus aduncus + + Asplachna priodonta ++ ++
Moina micrura + + Polyarthra vulgaris ++ +
Daphnia pulex Leydig + + Conochilus dossuarius + +
Daphnia cucullata + + Lecane luna + +
Diaphanosoma orghidani + + Lecane bulla + +
Rotifera     Filinia longisela  + +
Keratella cochlearis + ++ Hexartra mira + -
Keratella tropica + + Gastropus hyptopus - +
Filinia sp. + +      
1. Note: - absent, + present, ++ abundant
Table 1: Composite list of metazoan zooplankton at the Maixi River Estuary in the Baihua Reservoir.