Increased energy promotes size-based niche availability in marine mollusks.

@article{McClain2012IncreasedEP,
  title={Increased energy promotes size-based niche availability in marine mollusks.},
  author={Craig R McClain and Taylor Gullett and Justine Jackson-Ricketts and Peter J Unmack},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  year={2012},
  volume={66 7},
  pages={
          2204-15
        }
}
Variation in chemical energy, that is food availability, is posited to cause variation in body size. However, examinations of the relationship are rare and primarily limited to amniotes and zooplankton. Moreover, the relationship between body size and chemical energy may be impacted by phylogenetic history, clade-specific ecology, and heterogeneity of chemical energy in space and time. Considerable work remains to both document patterns in body size over gradients in food availability and… CONTINUE READING
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