Diatom Assemblage in the Lake of Gaberoun, Southern Libya

  • Abdelkader Elzen Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Sebha University, PO Box-18758, Sabha, Libya.
  • Moftah Moahmed Elsambany Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Sebha University, PO Box-18758, Sabha, Libya.
  • Ahmed Elshahed Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Sebha University, PO Box-18758, Sabha, Libya.
Keywords: Planktonic Diatoms, Algae, Gaberoun Lake, Halophilic species

Abstract

The lake of Gaberoun in the southern district of Libya was studied to assess the diatom community composition in the littoral zone. Planktic and attached diatoms were listed and information on the constituent species made known (images are shown). Some criteria of the water characteristics are also given such as the pH, which is an average of 8.3, electrical conductivity which accounted for 1.4 µSim/cm1- and total dissolved salts (TDS) of 189.0mg/L1-.

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Published
2012-07-01
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Elzen, A., Elsambany, M., & Elshahed, A. (2012). Diatom Assemblage in the Lake of Gaberoun, Southern Libya. Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, 3(3), 158-163. Retrieved from https://e-journal.sospublication.co.in/index.php/jalrb/article/view/119
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