Essays about: "ciliates food web efficiency"
Found 1 essay containing the words ciliates food web efficiency.
University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap
Abstract : Aquatic microbial food webs are in general size structured. Phytoplankton, which constitute the base of the food web, are grazed by protozoa and mesozooplankton, which in turn are consumed by planktivorous fish. Food web efficiency (FWE) is a measure of how efficiently energy is transported up the food web. READ MORE