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Zooplankton sampling variability in controlled experimental ecosystems (CEEs) was investigated using a small, vertically-hauled net and a Schindler plankton trap. Following sampling, all the zooplankton in the CEEs were collected by filtering the water. Based on precision, accuracy, and comparability between experiments, vertically integrated net hauls provide the best measure of zooplankton abundance in CEEs.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 1977

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