Dataset: Naupliar ingestion: MEPS 2017
Deployment: Goetze_2012-2013

Naupliar grazing by Parvocalanus crassirostris and Bestilina similis nauplii (uncorrected rates)
Principal Investigator: 
Dr Erica Goetze (University of Hawaii at Manoa, SOEST)
Michelle Jungbluth (University of Hawaii at Manoa, SOEST)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)

This dataset reports naupliar prey ingestion, clearance rates, and biomass ingestion rates by two species of calanoid copepods, Parvocalanus crassirostris and Bestiolina similis. These data are published in Jungbluth et al., (2017) and are the result of M. Jungbluth's Ph.D. thesis work.

Related Datasets:
Initial conditions and naupliar abundances: MEPS 2017
Initial prey abundance and biomass

Related Reference and Thesis:

Michelle J. Jungbluth, Karen E. Selph, Petra H. Lenz, Erica Goetze, Species-specific grazing and significant trophic impacts by two species of copepod nauplii, Parvocalanus crassirostris and Bestiolina similis. MEPS 572:57-76 (2017); DOI:

Jungbluth MJ (2016) Copepod nauplii and their roles in planktonic marine food webs. Oceanography Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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