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Diel variation in the abundance of epifauna associated with seagrasses of the Indian River, Florida, USA

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Date Issued:
1987
Title: Diel variation in the abundance of epifauna associated with seagrasses of the Indian River, Florida, USA.
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Name(s): Howard, Robert K., creator
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Issuance: single unit
Date Issued: 1987
Publisher: Springer
Extent: 7 p.
Physical Description: pdf
Language(s): English
Identifier: 3333098 (digitool), FADT3333098 (IID), fau:6229 (fedora), 10.1007/BF00394847 (doi)
Note(s): Day-night comparisons of the motile epifauna in the canopy of seagrass beds in the Indian River lagoon, Florida revealed that abundances were not stable over the diel period. Collections were made between February and June, 1982. Higher densities of epifauna occurred on seagrasses at night. For both of the numerically-dominant gastropod and crustacean groups, four of the five top ranked species followed this diel pattern.
This manuscript is an author version with the final publication available at http://www.springerlink.com and may be cited as: Howard, R. K. (1987). Diel variation in the abundance of epifauna associated with seagrasses of the Indian River, Florida, USA. Marine Biology, 96(1), 137-142. doi:10.1007/BF00394847
Florida Atlantic University. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute contribution #591.
Subject(s): Seagrasses--Florida--Indian River (Lagoon)
Diel cycles
Benthic animals
Circadian rhythms
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/FCLA/DT/3333098
Links: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00394847
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Host Institution: FAU