Daily Variations in the Abundance of Zooplankton in the Coastal Waters of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica During Summer 1983-'84

Mathew, K J and Vincent, D (1986) Daily Variations in the Abundance of Zooplankton in the Coastal Waters of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica During Summer 1983-'84. In: Third Indian Antarctic Research Expedition Scientific Report 1986. UNSPECIFIED,(ed.) Department of Ocean Development, pp. 97-108.

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Abstract

The Antarctic summer which lasts for a short period brings in cyclical changes in the sea with regard to production at the various levels. The initial change in this dynamic environment is triggered off by the primary producers with the onset 01 long and bright sunny days. The next in series is the zooplankton which owing to the availability of large quantities of food materials. multiply and grow in this season. During the Third Indian Scientilic Expedition to Antarctica some efforts were made to understand the variations taking place among the zooplankters during the summer months of January and February. 1984 by taking everyday samples Irom a polynya in the coastal waters of Queen Maud Land. Antarctica

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Daily Variations; Zooplankton; Coastal Waters; Queen Maud Land; Antarctica
Subjects:Marine Biology > Zooplanktons
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:8568
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Jun 2011 09:20
Last Modified:10 Jun 2011 09:20

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