The metazoan meiobenthos along a depth gradient in the Arctic Laptev Sea with special attention to nematode communities

@article{Vanaverbeke1997TheMM,
  title={The metazoan meiobenthos along a depth gradient in the Arctic Laptev Sea with special attention to nematode communities},
  author={J. Vanaverbeke and P. M. Arbizu and H. Dahms and H. K. Schminke},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={1997},
  volume={18},
  pages={391-401}
}
Abstract The meiobenthos along a depth transect of oligotrophic sediments in the Arctic Laptev Sea was studied. The meiobenthos followed the general trends reported from other studies: densities decreased with depth in relation to the more limited supply of degradable organic matter at greater depths. Although the sediments along the transect were poor in organic matter in comparison with the NE Atlantic, the densities fitted well with the meiobenthic densities reported from the latter area. It… Expand

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