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Zooplankton Feeding

  • Robert G. Wetzel
  • Gene E. Likens

Abstract

Direct consumption by zooplankton can have appreciable effects upon phytoplankton and bacterioplankton populations. By means of selective grazing, zooplankton can influence the seasonal succession of the phytoplankton (cf., Porter (1977)].

Keywords

Clearance Rate Food Particle Grazing Rate Fluorescent Microsphere Filtration Apparatus 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert G. Wetzel
    • 1
  • Gene E. Likens
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biology, College of Arts and SciencesUniversity of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Ecosystem StudiesThe New York Botanical Garden, Cary ArboretumMillbrookUSA

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