Hopcroft, R.R.; Roff, J.C.; Webber, Mona, K.; Witt, J.D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Life Sciences (Botany and Zoology); Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Zooplankton growth rates: The influence of size and resources in tropical marine copepodites
Date of Publication
Describes experiments determining growth rates for copepodites of the genera: Acartia, Centropages, Corycaeus, Oithona, Paracalanus, Parvocalanus and Temora in nearshore waters of Jamaica from in situ microcosm incubations. Suggests that frequently resources may limit growth in tropical copepod copepodites in a size-dependent manner....