Interactions between pelagic metazoan and protozoan zooplankton, an experimental study

Abstract

The population of the holotrich ciliate Vasicola lutea was studied for two seasons. An experimental reduction of competitors and predators within the metazoan part of the zooplankton resulted in an increase of the Vasicola population and an expansion of its range. The density of the population decreased and Vasicola retired to its original habitat after the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00008622

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