Diversity and distribution of the mesozooplankton in the tropical Southwestern Atlantic

@article{NeumannLeito2008DiversityAD,
  title={Diversity and distribution of the mesozooplankton in the tropical Southwestern Atlantic},
  author={Sigrid Neumann-Leit{\~a}o and Eneida Maria Eskinazi Sant'anna and L{\'u}cia Maria de Oliveira Gusm{\~a}o and Dilma Aguiar do Nascimento-Vieira and Maryse Nogueira Paranagu{\'a} and Ralf Schwamborn},
  journal={Journal of Plankton Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={795-805}
}
Mesozooplankton species distribution and abundance were studied in the tropical Southwestern Atlantic, in neritic and oceanic regions off the state of Rio Grande do Norte, northeastern Brazil (3° to 6° S and 32°30' to 35°30' W). Samples were collected with a 120 μm mesh net towed horizontally at 40 stations along five transects in June 1986. A total of 151 taxa were identified. Copepoda (93 species) numerically dominated (78%) the community. The highest zooplankton abundance was recorded at a… 

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