Bi-modal vertical distribution of the carnivorous copepod Paraeuchaeta norvegica

Stein Kaartvedt*, Trine Dale, Espen Bagøien, Tom Viken

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Bi-modal vertical distribution of Paraeuchaeta norvegica during late autumn was observed in a Norwegian fjord in three different years, and hence seems to be a recurring phenomenon. An upper mode performed did vertical migration, foraging in shallow water at night. A deep mode did not migrate vertically, but some feeding took place at depth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-158
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Plankton Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 2 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology


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