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Phytoplankton (Algae) and Zooplankton
Collected and Identified
in Little Fresh Pond and Black's Nook

PHOTOS of some Fresh Pond Algae taken by Squizzle

 TOTAL SPECIES LIST 2003-2017

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by Squizzle Plekavich
2018
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 4:10pm, 10/28/18.
Water temperature  48.8 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Microspora
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods (Cyclops)
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 4:25pm, 10/28/18. 
Water temperature 49.5 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Microspora
Pediastrum
Closterium
Coelastrum
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook:  2:20pm, 9/8/18.
Water temperature 72.2 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Spirogyra
Bulbochaete
Oedogonium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods (Cyclops)
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond:  2:00pm , 9/8/18.
Water temperature 78.5 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Pediastrum (1/ml)
Staurastrum (1/ml)
Coelastrum (1/ml)
Microcystis 
Euglena
Spirogyra
Closterium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 8/25/18, 11:45am.
Water temperature 72.0 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Euglena
Oedogonium
Eudorina
Spirogyra
Ulothrix
unknown diatom
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifer
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond: 8/25/18, 12:05pm 
Water temperature 78.0 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Microcystis
Pediastrum (1/ml)
Peridinium (1/ml)
Coelastrum (1/ml)
Staurastrum (1/ml)
Volvox
Euglena
Oedogonium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 11:50am , 7/28/18.
Water temperature 79.6 degrees F.  
Phytoplankton
Oedogonium
Spinocosmarium
Cosmarium
Spirogyra
Staurastrum
Ankistrodesmus
Scenedesmus
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
 
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond:12:10pm , 7/28/18 
Water temperature 83.1 degrees F.  
Phytoplankton
Volvox (1/ml)
Pediastrum
Spirogyra
Euglena
Coelastrum
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 1:30 pm, 6/30/18.
Water temperature 82.2 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Synura
Peridinium
Closterium
Mougeotia
Eudorina
Docidium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers 
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond: 1:50 pm , 6/30/18.
Water temperature 86.0 F.
Phytoplankton
Pediastrum ( 1/ml )
Spirogyra
Coelastrum
Closterium
Volvox
Docidium
Euglena
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 11:45am,  5/28/18.
Water temperature 66.4 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Ceratium
Synura 
Euglena
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond:12:00pm , 5/28/18.
Water temperature 66.4 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Pediastrum (<1/ml)
Euglena
Coelastyrum
Synura
Cocosmarium
Closterium
Bulbochaete
Oedogonium
Micrasterias
Staurastrum
Scenedesmus
Microspora
Cosmarium
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina, Daphnia)
Copepods
Rotifers (Asplanchna,Conochilus)

 

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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 2:40pm, 4/28/18.
Water temperature 63.4 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon
Peridinium  
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella)
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond: 4/28/18, 3:00 pm.
Water temperature 64.8 degrees F
Phytoplankton
Asterionella (4/ml)
Dinobryon (2/ml)
Peridinium
Bulbochaete
Fragilaria
Pediastrum
Synura
Staurastrum
Navicula
Scenedesmus
Desmidium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella, Asplanchna)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 2:45pm, 3/31/18.
Water temperature 52.2 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon
Peridinium
Spirogyra
Trachelomonas
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella, Filinia)
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond:  3:00 pm, 3/31/18.
Water temperature 54.1 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Asterionella (27/ml)
Dinobryon (25/ml)
Pediastrum (2/ml)
Closterium (1/ml)
Scenedesmus (1/ml)
Uroglenopsis (1/ml)
Microspora
Euglena
Navicula
Bulbochaete
Fragilaria
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers 
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 2:20 pm , 2/24/18
Water temperature 45.7 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon
Synura
Stigeoclonium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Synchaeta, Brachionus, Keratella)
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond:  2:35 pm, 2/24/18 
Water temperature 47.5 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon (27/ml)
Synura (3/ml)
Scenedesmus (1/ml)
Navicula (1/ml)
Gymbella (1/ml)
Asterionella
Pediastrum
Bulbochaete
Mougeotia
Pinnularia
Golenkinia
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella, Brachionus)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 3:00 pm , 1/20/18. 
Water temperature  31.9 degrees F (under ~ 1 foot of ice).
 
Phytoplankton
Oedogonium
Euglena
Navicula 
 
Zooplankton
Copepods (Cyclops)
Cladocerans
Rotifers (Keratella, Synchaeta)
 
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 3:30 pm, 1/20/18. 
Water temperature 32.1 degrees F (under ~ 1 foot of ice).
 
Phytoplankton
Asterionella(<1/ml)
Dinobryon
Microspora
Bulbochaete
Cosmarium
Spinocosmarium
Pediastrum
Navicula
Fragilaria
Closterium
Staurastrum
 
Zooplankton
Copepods
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Rotifers