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Table 7 Mean abundance (individuals/m2) of macro invertebrates species at the intermediate and along the cages encountered after the start of cage farming activities at Shirati bay

From: Environmental impacts of cage culture in Lake Victoria: the case of Shirati Bay-Sota, Tanzania

Macroinvertebrates Along the cages Intermediate
Gastropods
 Bellamya unicolor 17 52
 Bellamya costulata 121 104
 Melanoides tuberculata 95 0
Bivalves
 Sphaerium nyansae 1293 78
 Sphaerium stuhlmanni 382 156
 Caelatura alluaudi 78 104
 Caelatura monceti 121 52
Insects
 Ephemeroptera 0 0
 Heptageniidae 35 0
 Chaoborus larvae 35 26