Masses of jelly-covered zooplankton are afloat in Ontario’s inland lakes

Clusters of a sticky zooplankton (Holopedium glacialis) are crowding out a previously abundant and ecologically important species (Daphnia spp.) in many Ontario inland lakes. The name for this phenomenon is “jellification,” and it’s an apt description for the masses of clear jelly spheres afloat in many provincial waters. To be clear, Holopedium is not an […]

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