Marine Biology

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 258–261 | Cite as

Caloric values of some North Atlantic invertebrates

  • A. V. Tyler


Nineteen marine species were analyzed for caloric value; 7 of these were analysed for seasonal trends. Variation in caloric value for the polychaetesNephtys incisa andLumbrineris fragilis was not related to season.Pandalus montagui (decapod shrimp),Leptocheirus pinguis (gammarid amphipod),Astarte undata, Arctica islandica (pelecypods) had summer maxima.Meganyctiphanes norvegica (krill) had more complex seasonal changes involving winter and summer maxima.


Seasonal Change Marine Species Seasonal Trend Summer Maximum Gammarid Amphipod 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Tyler
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  1. 1.Biological StationFisheries Research Board of CanadaSt. AndrewsCanada

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