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Title: Testing zooplankton secondary production against growth in the marine mysid, "Leptomysis lingvura" (G.O. Sars, 1866)
Authors: Marrero Benítez, Alejandro Jesús
Director: Gómez Cabrera, María Milagrosa 
UNESCO Clasification: 241705 Biología marina
Keywords: Zooplancton
Issue Date: 2015
Project: Metabolismo planctónico: Regulación Bioquímica e Impacto Oceanográfico sobre la Bomba Biológica 
Abstract: Zooplankton growth and secondary production are key input parameters in marine ecosystem modelling, but their direct measurement is difficult to make. Accordingly, zooplanktologists have developed several statistical-based secondary production models. Here, three of these secondary production models are tested in Leptomysis lingvura (Mysidacea, Crustacea). Mysid length was measured in two cultures grown on two different food concentrations. The relationship between length and dry-mass was determined in a pilot study and used to calculate dry-mass from the experimental length data. Growth rates ranged from 0.11 to 0.64 , while secondary production rates ranged from 1.77 to 12.23 mg dry-mass . None of the three selected models were good predictors of growth and secondary production in this species of mysid.
Department: Departamento de Biología
Faculty: Facultad de Ciencias del Mar
Degree: Grado en Ciencias del Mar
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/15034
Rights: by-nc-nd
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