Alternative prey choice in the pteropod Clione limacina (Gastropoda) studied by DNA-based methods

Master thesis English OPEN
Kallevik, Ida Helene Funderud;
(2013)
  • Publisher: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • Subject: VDP::Mathematics and natural science: 400::Zoology and botany: 480::Ecology: 488 | VDP::Matematikk og Naturvitenskap: 400::Zoologiske og botaniske fag: 480::Økologi: 488 | BIO-3950

The gymnosome pteropod Clione limacina is regarded as a monophagous predator, feeding exclusively on the thecosome pteropod Limacina helicina in Arctic waters. C. limacina is adapted to survive periods of low food availability by long-term starvation. Although L. helic... View more
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