Trophic mass-balance model of a subtropical coastal lagoon, including a comparison with a stable isotope analysis of the food-web.

@article{Milessi2010TrophicMM,
  title={Trophic mass-balance model of a subtropical coastal lagoon, including a comparison with a stable isotope analysis of the food-web.},
  author={A. C. Milessi and Calliari Danilo and Rodr{\'i}guez-Gra{\~n}a Laura and C. Daniel and Sellanes Javier and L. Rodr{\'i}guez-Gallego},
  journal={Ecological Modelling},
  year={2010},
  volume={221},
  pages={2859-2869}
}
Stable isotopes and mass-balance trophic models (e.g., ECOPATH) are well-known and widely used approximations to describe food-web structure, but their consistency is not properly established. Here we analyze the food-web structure of a subtropical-temperate coastal lagoon using two approaches: stable isotopic techniques and mass-balance modelling, exploring also the correspondence between the outputs of both methods. We compared trophic positions (TPs) derived by these two approaches for 14… Expand
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