Constance F Carr
ccarr at uoguelph.ca
Tue Mar 1 21:29:18 EST 1994
Mark (Gerald) Wright (pbs1 at Elsburg.els.agric.za) wrote:
: Isn't a nektobenthic animal a sort of large planktonic animal that lives in
: the benthos? just a guess!
: Cheers, MGW
Thaks for your response!
Hmmmm.... what I'm trying to do is put together a community structure for
the Burgess Shale -- on a very basic level anyway.
As I understand it, pelagic organisms live on or near the surface, infauna
live under the sediment, epifauna live on the sediment, and I would guess
that nektobenthic animals live somewhere between the sediment andthe
surface. Like a big fish, for example. Which would sort of fit with what
Can anyone confirm this?
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