The contrasting differences in zooplankton community composition and abundance between aquaculture ( mussel farm ) and control sites in the Havre-aux-Maisons lagoon

Relegated to the benthos, the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, is confined to consuming resources available in the water above substrates. However, aquaculture manipulates the distribution of mussels and render s the resources of the water column available to muss els. With the identification of mussels as signific ant consumers of zooplankton, the presence of… CONTINUE READING