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  • James N. Kremer
  • Scott W. Nixon
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 24)

Abstract

Larval fish and the ctenophore, Mnemiopsis leidyi, are among the most important predators on the smaller zooplankton in Narragansett Bay. The biomass of both populations is input to the model by forcing functions that approximate extensive field observations in the bay of the spatial and temporal distributions of ctenophores (P. Kremer and Nixon, 1976) and fish larvae (Matthiessen, 1974). Figures 30 and 31 present the patterns of seasonal abundance used in the model.

Keywords

Fish Larva Nutrient Regeneration Benthic Flux Spatial Element Atlantic Menhaden 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • James N. Kremer
    • 1
  • Scott W. Nixon
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Graduate School of OceanographyUniversity of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA

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