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Biogeography of key mesozooplankton species in the North Atlantic and egg production of Calanus finmarchicus

Melle Webjørn; Runge Jeffrey A; Head Erica J H; Plourde Stéphane; Castellani Claudia; Licandro Priscilla; Pierson James; +13 Authors
Open Access
English
Published: 27 Sep 2018
Abstract
Here we present a new, pan-North-Atlantic compilation of data on key mesozooplankton species, including the most important copepod, Calanus finmarchicus. Distributional data of eight representative zooplankton taxa, from recent (2000–2009) Continuous Plankton Recorder data, are presented, along with basin-scale data of the phytoplankton colour index. Then we present a compilation of data on C. finmarchicus, including observations of abundance, demography, egg production and female size, with accompanying data on temperature and chlorophyll. This is a contribution by Canadian, European and US scientists and their institutions: http://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.820732, http://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.824423, http://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.828393 (please also see Melle et al., 2013; Castellani and Licandro, 2013; Jónasdóttir et al., 2014).
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EC| EURO-BASIN
Project
EURO-BASIN
European Union Basin-scale Analysis, Synthesis and Integration (EURO-BASIN)
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 264933
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | ENV
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European Marine Science
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