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The distribution and abundance patterns of meroplankton in the Ross Sea region
Entry ID: K018_2002_2008_NZ_1

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Abstract: The pelagic community of the Ross Sea consists of a permanent component (=holoplankton) and a temporary component which is primarily made up from the larval stages of benthic marine invertebrates and fish (= the meroplankton). The distribution and abundance pattern of the meroplankton in the Ross Sea was investigated. A combined morphological and molecular approach was used to identify the ... View entire text
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  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.63   W: 166.63
  N: -72.35   S: -72.35   E: 170.18   W: 170.18
  N: -74.63   S: -74.63   E: 164.2   W: 164.2
  N: -77.01   S: -77.01   E: 162.88   W: 162.88
  N: -77.02   S: -77.02   E: 162.89   W: 162.89
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Start Date: 2002-11-21
Stop Date: 2002-12-14
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