Energy content of macrobenthic invertebrates: general conversion factors from weight to energy

@article{Brey1988EnergyCO,
  title={Energy content of macrobenthic invertebrates: general conversion factors from weight to energy},
  author={Thomas Brey and Heye Rumohr and Sven Ankar},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology},
  year={1988},
  volume={117},
  pages={271-278}
}
In ecological studies, especially in those dealing with energy circulation in nature, determinations of the energy content of organisms are inevitable. Energy determinations are, however, laborious and time-consuming. Average conversion factors based on different species form various areas and seasons may often be a shortcut for overcoming this problem. To establish general energy conversion factors for aquatic invertebrate groups, we used 376 values of J · mg−1 DW and 255 values of J · mg−1… Expand
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