The diatoms of Asartepe Dam Lake (Ankara), with environmental and some physicochemical properties

ATICI T. , Obali O.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.34, no.6, pp.541-548, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot.0912.271
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.541-548


The shoreline benthic diatoms of Asartepe Dam Lake were identified from different habitats (epipelic epiphytic and epilithic) at 7 sampling stations between April 2003 and June 2004 In the investigation a total of 93 taxa were identified Of those, Cymbella affinis Kutz Navicula radiosa Kutz, Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compere Pinnularia borealis Ehrenb Amphora oval's (Kutz) Kutz Cyclotella ocellata Pant and Nitzschia dissipata (Kutz) Grunow were observed and abundant at all stations Some physical and chemical water quality parameters were measured and correlated with biological parameters