Biodiversity patterns, environmental drivers and indicator species on a high-temperature hydrothermal edifice, Mid-Atlantic Ridge

@article{Sarrazin2015BiodiversityPE,
  title={Biodiversity patterns, environmental drivers and indicator species on a high-temperature hydrothermal edifice, Mid-Atlantic Ridge},
  author={Joz{\'e}e Sarrazin and Pierre Legendre and Fanny de Busserolles and Marie Claire Fabri and Katja Guilini and Viatcheslav N. Ivanenko and Marie Morineaux and Ann Vanreusel and Pierre Marie Sarradin},
  journal={Deep-sea Research Part Ii-topical Studies in Oceanography},
  year={2015},
  volume={121},
  pages={177-192}
}
Knowledge on quantitative faunal distribution patterns of hydrothermal communities in slow-spreading vent fields is particularly scarce, despite the importance of these ridges in the global mid-ocean system. This study assessed the composition, abundance and diversity of 12 benthic faunal assemblages from various locations on the Eiffel Tower edifice (Lucky Strike vent field, Mid-Atlantic Ridge) and investigated the role of key environmental conditions (temperature, total dissolved iron (TdFe… Expand
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