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Residue from Bacterial Decomposition of Green Algal Cells as Food for Daphnia

Nature volume 222, page 1182 (21 June 1969) | Download Citation

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STUDIES of the ecological significance of particulate organic matter as food for zooplankton in seawater and lake have established the nutrient significance of such detritus for different species of Cladocera.

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  1. Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Fukasawa-cho, Japan.

    • AKIRA OTSUKI
    •  & TAKAHISA HANYA
  2. Suwa Hydrobiological Station, Faculty of Science, Shinshu University, Suwa-shi, Nagano, Japan.

    • HIROSHI YAMAGISHI

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