Diel vertical migration of Arctic zooplankton during the polar night

@article{Berge2009DielVM,
  title={Diel vertical migration of Arctic zooplankton during the polar night},
  author={J\orgen Berge and Finlo R. Cottier and Kim S. Last and \Oystein Varpe and Eva Leu and Janne E S\oreide and Ketil Eiane and Stig Falk-Petersen and Kate J. Willis and Henrik Nyg{\aa}rd and Daniel Vogedes and Colin Griffiths and Geir Johnsen and Dag Arne Lorentzen and Andrew S. Brierley},
  journal={Biology Letters},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={69 - 72}
}
High-latitude environments show extreme seasonal variation in physical and biological variables. The classic paradigm of Arctic marine ecosystems holds that most biological processes slow down or cease during the polar night. One key process that is generally assumed to cease during winter is diel vertical migration (DVM) of zooplankton. DVM constitutes the largest synchronized movement of biomass on the planet, and is of paramount importance for marine ecosystem function and carbon cycling… CONTINUE READING
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