Microdistribution of Faunal Assemblages at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents in the Southern Ocean

@article{Marsh2012MicrodistributionOF,
  title={Microdistribution of Faunal Assemblages at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents in the Southern Ocean},
  author={L. Marsh and J. T. Copley and Veerle A. I. Huvenne and K. Linse and W. Reid and A. Rogers and C. J. Sweeting and P. Tyler},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2012},
  volume={7}
}
  • L. Marsh, J. T. Copley, +5 authors P. Tyler
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Biology
  • PLoS ONE
  • Chemosynthetic primary production by microbes supports abundant faunal assemblages at deep-sea hydrothermal vents, with zonation of invertebrate species typically occurring along physico-chemical gradients. Recently discovered vent fields on the East Scotia Ridge (ESR) in the Southern Ocean represent a new province of vent biogeography, but the spatial dynamics of their distinct fauna have yet to be elucidated. This study determines patterns of faunal zonation, species associations, and… CONTINUE READING

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