polychaete role in ecosystems
JCULTER at marinelab.sarasota.fl.us
Fri Apr 4 13:49:22 EST 1997
In regards to your question: It may be somewhat tangential but have
you considered the literature on sediment oxygen demand, which would
of course be a community type of analysis.
A good start is the publication:
Hatcher, K.J. (ed) 1986. Sediment Oxygen Demand, processes, modeling
and measurement. Institute of Natural Resources, University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, USA. 448 pp.
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On Tue, 1 Apr 1997, Solis Wolfowitz Viviane wrote:
> Dear Annelidans:
> Does anyone know whether there have been recent experiments done with
> polychaetes (either by themselves or as part of benthic functional
> groups) involving metabolic rates, Carbon fluxes, nitrogen uptake and
> similar processes involving their role in the benthos and their effects
> on the sediments?
> Also, is there any recent (or old but useful) biogeographical review of the
> group? as a matter of fact, as Mary Petersen points out, could they
> be serious candidates for biogeographical studies now that it is
> increasingly apparent that the formerly considered "cosmopolitan" species
> are being dismissed as such?
> Thanks in advance for your input and help
> Wormest regards
> Vivianne Solis Weiss
> solisw at mar.icmyl.unam.mx
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