Dataset: 4c_gut fullness index
Deployment: Kimmerer_2013

Copepod gut fullness index measured by pixels
Principal Investigator: 
William Kimmerer (San Francisco State University, SFSU)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Sarah Cohen (San Francisco State University, SFSU)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
Version Date: 

Gut fullness index of adult and naupliar Pseudodiaptomus marinus fed two different prey items, measured by image pixels and epifluorescent microscopy.

Related Reference:

Kamiyama, T. (2000). Application of a vital staining method to measure feeding rates of field ciliate assemblages on a harmful alga. Marine Ecology Progress Series

Li, A., et al. (1996). Ingestion of fluorescently labeled and phycoerythrin-containing prey by mixotrophic dinoflagellates." Aquatic Microbial Ecology 10(2): 139-147.

Merrell, J. R. and D. K. Stoecker (1998). Differential grazing on protozoan microplankton by developmental stages of the calanoid copepod Eurytemora affinis Poppe. Journal of Plankton Research 20(2): 289-304.

Vogt, R.A., T.R. Ignoffo, L.J. Sullivan, J. Herndon, J.H. Stillman, and W. Kimmerer. 2013. Feeding capabilities and limitations in the nauplii of two pelagic estuarine copepods, Pseudodiaptomus marinus and Oithona davisae. Limnology and Oceanography 58: 2145-2157

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