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Free Content An Analysis of the Relation of the Vertical Distribution of Three Copepods to Environmental Conditions

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The vertical distribution of three species of copepods has been determined from about 400 net hauls. This is analyzed in terms of temperature, illumination, pressure and a seasonal cycle probably associated with successive broods. Variations of behavior within the populations are demonstrated as well as diurnal rhythms in behavior.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1960-01-01

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