Food web analysis in two permanently open temperate estuaries: consequences of saltmarsh loss?

@article{Svensson2007FoodWA,
  title={Food web analysis in two permanently open temperate estuaries: consequences of saltmarsh loss?},
  author={Carl Johan Svensson and Glenn A Hyndes and Paul Lavery},
  journal={Marine environmental research},
  year={2007},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={286-304}
}
Saltmarsh vegetation, seston and microphytobenthos are all conspicuous components of most temperate estuaries and they potentially contribute to the estuarine food chain. Yet their relative contributions are unclear, as is the significance of saltmarsh losses through natural and human-induced impacts. This study aimed to quantitatively determine the contribution of various types of primary producers to detritus in the Walpole-Nornalup Estuary and Leschenault Inlet, two permanently open… CONTINUE READING

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