|Title:||Phytoplankton respiration in the Peru upwelling||Authors:||Setchell, Frank W.
Packard, Theodore T.
|UNESCO Clasification:||251001 Oceanografía biológica||Issue Date:||1979||Publisher:||0142-7873||Journal:||Journal of Plankton Research||Abstract:||Respiratory electron transport system (ETS) measurements were made on the microplankton in the Peru upwelling system near 15°S during March, April, and May of 1977. The close association between chlorophyll-α biomass and ETS activity indicate that the microplankton were predominantly phytoplankton. Phytoplankton respiration average 14% of gross fixed carbon. When zooplankton respiration in the euphotic zone is considered, the total plankton respiration represented an average of 19% of gross primary production.||URI:||http://hdl.handle.net/10553/50888||ISSN:||0142-7873||DOI:||10.1093/plankt/1.4.343||Source:||Journal of Plankton Research [ISSN 0142-7873], v. 1, p. 343-354|
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