Relations between fecal pellet volume and body size for major zooplankters of the Inland Sea of Japan

@article{Uye1994RelationsBF,
  title={Relations between fecal pellet volume and body size for major zooplankters of the Inland Sea of Japan},
  author={Shin-ichi Uye and Kohei Kaname},
  journal={Journal of Oceanography},
  year={1994},
  volume={50},
  pages={43-49}
}
Measurements of fecal pellet volume together with body length/body carbon weight were made for major zooplankters of the Inland Sea of Japan. The pellet volume was highly correlated with animal body size for copepods (10 species combined), a mysid (Neomysis japonica), a larvacean (Oikopleura dioica) and a pelagic shrimp (Acetes japonicus), and a specific equation was given for each group. A single equation could describe the composite relationship between pellet volume (PV, μm3) and body carbon… 

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