Body temperature during low tide alters the feeding performance of a top intertidal predator

@article{Pincebourde2008BodyTD,
  title={Body temperature during low tide alters the feeding performance of a top intertidal predator},
  author={Sylvain Pincebourde and Eric Sanford and Brian Helmuth},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
  year={2008},
  volume={53}
}
Although the direct effects of climate change on species distribution and abundance have become increasingly apparent, considerably less is known about the potential for thermal variations to influence community structure indirectly through altered species interactions. We examined how the low tide body temperature of the rocky intertidal sea star Pisaster ochraceus affected the rate at which this keystone species fed on the mussel Mytilus californianus. Patterns of intertidal distribution and… 

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