Journal of Ecosystems / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Water Physicochemistry and Zooplankton Fauna of Aiba Reservoir Headwater Streams, Iwo, Nigeria

Table 1

Description of the study area.

Lotic systemGrid coordinatesSite description
LatitudeLongitude

Aiba stream (upper reaches/riffle)07°38′.579′′ N004°12′.572′′ EAdjacent to herdsmen’s settlement; 90% vegetation cover; human activities include farming and cattle rearing

Aiba stream (lower reaches/reservoir’s inlet)07°38′.582′′ N004°12′.571′′ EClosest to the reservoir; 50% vegetation cover; human activities include farming, bathing, and washing

Onikan upstream (upper reaches/riffle)07°38′.583′′ N004°12′.570′′ EOpposite the Muslim praying ground; 10% vegetation cover; human activities include washing and encroachment. Site also traverses a major road

Onikan stream (lower reaches/reservoir’s inlet)07°38′.584′′ N004°12′.569′′ EClosest to the reservoir; 40% vegetation cover; human activities include farming, palm oil processing, and logging

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