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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, , Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Diatomeae, Huntemannia jadensis Poppe, 1884, Microarthridion littorale (Poppe, 1881), Nitokra spinipes, Paraleptastacus spinicauda (T. & A. Scott, 1895), Seminavis robusta

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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