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Non-lethal effects of predators on the diel activity rhythms of marine zooplankton
Citable as data publication
Olivares M.; Tiselius P; Calbet A.; Saiz E.; Institute of Marine Sciences (CSIC-ICM): Spain; Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg: Sweden; (2020): Non-lethal effects of predators on the diel activity rhythms of marine zooplankton. Marine Data Archive.

Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Feeding activity of marine planktonic copepods, estimated as production rates of faecal pellets, in incubations conducted during the daytime and at night, and in the absence and the presence of predators. more

The dataset includes data from three laboratory experiments (Exp1, Exp2, Exp3) conducted at the Kristineberg Marine Research Station (Sweden) in summer 2018 with the aim of analysing the effects of day/night and absence/presence of predators on the feeding activity of marine planktonic copepods. The copepods and the predators (krill) were collected in the Gullmar Fjord. Copepods were incubated under saturating food conditions during the daytime and at night in the absence and presence of predators, and faecal pellets produced by copepods were collected at the end of the incubations to determine copepod feeding activity.

Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton
Marine, Copepods, Diel rhythm, Krill, Predation risk, ANE, Sweden, Gullmarsfjord, Centropages typicus Krøyer, 1849, Meganyctiphanes norvegica (M. Sars, 1857), Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin, 1841

Geographical coverage
ANE, Sweden, Gullmarsfjord [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
12 August 2018 - 24 August 2018

Taxonomic coverage
Centropages typicus Krøyer, 1849 [WoRMS]
Meganyctiphanes norvegica (M. Sars, 1857) [WoRMS]
Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin, 1841 [WoRMS]

Copepoda size Methodology , Faecal pellet volume Methodology , Predator size, Prey concentration Methodology , Prey size Methodology
Copepoda size: Photographing and measuring with the software ImageJ
Faecal pellet volume: Photographing and measuring with the software ImageJ
Prey concentration: Z Series Coulter Counter
Prey size: Z Series Coulter Counter

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM), moredata creator
University of Gothenburg; Faculty of Science; Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, moredata creator

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Other relation:
Effects of predator presence on diel feeding rhythms of marine copepods, more

ASSEMBLE+: Association of European Marine Biological Laboratories Expanded, more

Based on this dataset
Olivares, M. et al. (2020). Non-lethal effects of the predator Meganyctiphanes norvegica and influence of seasonal photoperiod and food availability on the diel feeding behaviour of the copepod Centropages typicus. J. Plankton Res. 42(6): 742-751., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: lab experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2020-09-08
Information last updated: 2020-10-12
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