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Title: Advances in biochemical indices of zooplankton production
Authors: Yebra Mora, Lidia
Kobari, T.
Sastri, A. R.
Gusmão, F.
Hernández-León, Santiago 
UNESCO Clasification: 251005 Zoología marina
2302 Bioquímica
Keywords: AARS activity
Biochemical index
Chitobiase activity
Enzyme activity
Nucleic acid
RNA:DNA
Zooplankton growth
Zooplankton production
Issue Date: 2017
Journal: Advances in Marine Biology 
Abstract: Several new approaches for measuring zooplankton growth and production rates have been developed since the publication of the ICES (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) Zooplankton Methodology Manual (Harris et al., 2000). In this review, we summarize the advances in biochemical methods made in recent years. Our approach explores the rationale behind each method, the design of calibration experiments, the advantages and limitations of each method and their suitability as proxies for in situ rates of zooplankton community growth and production. We also provide detailed protocols for the existing methods and information relevant to scientists wanting to apply, calibrate or develop these biochemical indices for zooplankton production.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/37173
ISSN: 0065-2881
DOI: 10.1016/bs.amb.2016.09.001
Source: Advances in Marine Biology [ISSN 0065-2881], v. 76, p. 157
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