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Heterogeneous zooplankton distribution in a ship's ballast tanks

Murphy, K.R., Ritz, D. and Hewitt, C.L. (2002) Heterogeneous zooplankton distribution in a ship's ballast tanks. Journal of Plankton Research, 24 (7). pp. 729-734.

Free to read: https://doi.org/10.1093/plankt/24.7.729
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Abstract

We examined the vertical distribution of zooplankton in a ship's ballast water. Some crustacean taxa were more abundant at 0.5 m and 2 m than at 6 m depths. Non-random distributions affect population size estimations and are an important consideration for invasion risk assessment.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Oxford University Press
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/64625
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