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BG | Volume 15, issue 7
Biogeosciences, 15, 2055–2073, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2055-2018
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Biogeosciences, 15, 2055–2073, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2055-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 09 Apr 2018

Research article | 09 Apr 2018

Variability in copepod trophic levels and feeding selectivity based on stable isotope analysis in Gwangyang Bay of the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula

Mianrun Chen et al.
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The trophic preference (i.e., food resources and trophic levels) of different copepod groups was assessed along a salinity gradient in the temperate estuarine Gwangyang Bay of Korea, based on a seasonal investigation of taxonomic results in 2015 and stable isotope analysis incorporating multiple linear regression models. Our results depict a simple energy flow of the planktonic food web of Gwangyang Bay.
The trophic preference (i.e., food resources and trophic levels) of different copepod groups was...
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