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The influence of currents upon seasonal fluctuations in the plankton of the Davis Strait
Pavshtiks, E.A. (1968). The influence of currents upon seasonal fluctuations in the plankton of the Davis Strait. Sarsia 34(1): 383-392. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00364827.1968.10413399
In: Sarsia. University of Bergen. Universitetsforlaget: Bergen. ISSN 0036-4827; e-ISSN 1503-1128, more
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Brattström, H.; Matthews, J.B.L. (Ed.) (1968). The Importance of Water Movements for Biology and Distribution of Marine Organisms: 2nd European Symposium on Marine Biology, Bergen 24-28 August 1967. Sarsia, 34. Norwegian Universities Press: Bergen. 398 pp., more
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Keywords
    Aquatic communities > Plankton
    Motion > Water motion > Water currents
    Temporal variations > Periodic variations > Seasonal variations
    ANW, Davis Strait [Marine Regions]
    Marine/Coastal

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  • Pavshtiks, E.A.

Abstract
    The collections of zooplankton made during the period 1962–1964 by members of the PINRO staff (903 samples, 327 stations) served as a basis for this work. As a result of estimating the total number (no/m3) and biomass (mg/m3) of zooplankton, the periods of reproduction and development of the dominant organisms (Calanus finmarchicus, C. glacialis, C. hyperboreus, Oithona similis, etc.) have been established. The composition of the zooplankton and the timing of its development (biological seasons) are affected by a complex system of warm and cold currents and by the ice conditions in the Davis Strait.

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