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Habitat choice and predator avoidance by Antarctic amphipods: the roles of algal chemistry and morphology
Entry ID: NSF-ANT06-31328

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Abstract: I studied top-down effects on community structure (habitat choice and behavior of amphipods, the dominant mesograzers) in macroalgal communities in the vicinity of Palmer Station, Antarctica, where amphipods are not only extremely abundant, but their distributions are very different on palatable vs. unpalatable macroalgae. Pilot studies have suggested that these differences in community structure ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0631328
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  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

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Start Date: 2007-07-15
Stop Date: 2009-07-15
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-11-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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