Sub-regional dominance shift of the most common zooplankton taxa in the Baltic Sea across the salinity gradient from A to K.

Note:

Modified from: [185].

Legend:

1– the lowest, 7– the highest.

A Kattegat (shallow areas).

B Kattegat (deep areas).

C The Belts.

D Kiel Bay.

E The Sound.

F Arkona Sea.

G Bornholm Sea.

H Gotland Sea.

I Gulf of Finland.

J Bothnian Sea.

K Bothnian Bay.

a

late summer/autumn.

b

Evadne nordmanni, Podon spp.

c

not numerous.

d

not every year.

e

in spring.