Response of the Arctic Pteropod Limacina helicina to Projected Future Environmental Conditions

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Comeau, Steeve; Jeffree, Ross; Teyssié, Jean-Louis; Gattuso, Jean-Pierre;
(2010)
  • Publisher: PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 5,issue 6,pagee11362 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2894046, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011362
  • Subject: Research Article | Marine and Aquatic Sciences/Climate Change | Ecology/Marine and Freshwater Ecology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences/Ecology

Thecosome pteropods (pelagic mollusks) can play a key role in the food web of various marine ecosystems. They are a food source for zooplankton or higher predators such as fishes, whales and birds that is particularly important in high latitude areas. Since they harbor ... View more
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