Botngróður í Mývatni
Bottom vegetation of Lake Mývatn


Colours indicate dominant plants. Density is indicated with shades.
Legends (from top): 1. Littoral areas; 2. Myriophyllum spicatum; 3. Potamogeton filiformis;
4. Ranunculus trichophyllus; 5. Cladophora; 6. Deep unvegetated areas.
Note that warm water enters the lake in the northeast corner of the lake
and cold water in the southeast corner.

 

HEIMILDIR / REFERENCES:
Arnthor Gardarsson & Árni Einarsson 1991. Lífið á botni Mývatns. In: Náttúra Mývatns. Hið íslenska náttúrufræðifélag (Icelandic Natural History Society), Reykjavík.