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Functional redundance in marine food webs: feeding experiments with harpacticoid copepods and diatoms [Functionele redundantie in mariene voedselwebben: voedingsexperimenten met harpacticoïde copepoden en diatomeeën]

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Description
In a first experiment, the feeding ecology of harpaticoid copepods was compared between a species-rich and species-poor environment. In a second experiment inter- and intraspecific relationships were studied. This database contains the results.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Carbon isotope ratio, Competition, Crustacea, Feeding experiments, Food webs, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, PaulinaPolder, ANE, Poland, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Harpacticoida, Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Bacillariophyceae, Huntemannia jadensis Poppe, 1884, Microarthridion littorale (Poppe, 1881), Nitokra spinipes Boeck, 1865, Paraleptastacus spinicauda (Scott T. & Scott A., 1895), Seminavis robusta D.B.Danielidis & D.G.Mann, 2002

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, PaulinaPolder
ANE, Poland Stations [Marine Regions]
Hel
Kuznica
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2006 - 2007

Taxonomic coverage
Harpacticoida [WoRMS]
Copepoda [WoRMS]
Cyclopoida [WoRMS]
Bacillariophyceae [WoRMS]
Huntemannia jadensis Poppe, 1884 [WoRMS]
Microarthridion littorale (Poppe, 1881) [WoRMS]
Nitokra spinipes Boeck, 1865 [WoRMS]
Paraleptastacus spinicauda (Scott T. & Scott A., 1895) [WoRMS]
Seminavis robusta D.B.Danielidis & D.G.Mann, 2002 [WoRMS]

Parameters
13C copepods (weight), 13C diatoms (weight), Copepoda count, Count of diatoms, Delta 13C copepods, Delta 13C diatoms

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Heynssens, E. (2007). Functionele redundantie in mariene voedselwebben: voedingsexperimenten met harpacticoide copepoden en diatomeeën. MSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Ghent. 62 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: lab experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2007-06-13
Information last updated: 2015-12-04
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