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Abandoned larvacean houses: a unique food source in the pelagic environment.
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PMID:  17780989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Observations made by using conventional scuba techniques reveal that abandoned larvacean houses serve as food sources for marine, planktonic copepods. Techniques have been developed for photographing these houses in the field for the first time. The abundance of larvacean houses in the open ocean indicates that they are important in pelagic food webs and as a source of particulate organic matter.
A L Alldredge
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  177     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1972 Sep 
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Created Date:  2010-06-07     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  885-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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