Summary: Minute free-floating animal organisms which live in practically all natural waters.
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- Giant virus with a remarkable complement of genes infects marine zooplanktonMatthias G Fischer
Department of Microbiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19508-13. 2010..CroV is a highly complex marine virus and the only virus studied in genetic detail that infects one of the major groups of predators in the oceans...
- Mechanism of phototaxis in marine zooplanktonGaspar Jekely
Developmental Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg 69117, Germany
Nature 456:395-9. 2008..They are characteristic for the zooplankton larvae of marine invertebrates and are thought to mediate larval swimming towards the light...
- How zooplankton feed: mechanisms, traits and trade-offsThomas Kiørboe
National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark, Kavalergården 6, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 86:311-39. 2011b>Zooplankton is a morphologically and taxonomically diverse group and includes organisms that vary in size by many orders of magnitude, but they are all faced with the common problem of collecting food from a very dilute suspension...
- Bacteria of the gamma-subclass Proteobacteria associated with zooplankton in Chesapeake BayJ F Heidelberg
Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5498-507. 2002..mimicus, Vibrio cincinnatiensis, and Vibrio vulnificus in the Choptank River of Chesapeake Bay associated with zooplankton was monitored from April to December 1996...
- Large nonlethal effects of an invasive invertebrate predator on zooplankton population growth rateKevin L Pangle
Michigan State University, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 13 Natural Resources Building, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1222, USA
Ecology 88:402-12. 2007..We focused on the effects of an invasive invertebrate predator, Bythotrephes longimanus, on zooplankton prey populations in Lakes Michigan and Erie...
- Environmental context determines community sensitivity of freshwater zooplankton to a pesticideNathalie C Stampfli
Department of System Ecotoxicology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Aquat Toxicol 104:116-24. 2011..We conducted an outdoor microcosm experiment in which zooplankton communities were exposed to the insecticide esfenvalerate (0.03, 0...
- Experimental evidence that phenotypic divergence in predators drives community divergence in preyEric P Palkovacs
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
Ecology 90:300-5. 2009..To examine the effects of predator trait divergence on prey communities, we exposed zooplankton communities in lake mesocosms to predation from either anadromous or landlocked (freshwater resident) alewives, ..
- Whole-lake carbon-13 additions reveal terrestrial support of aquatic food websMichael L Pace
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York 12545, USA
Nature 427:240-3. 2004..Additions of NaH(13)CO(3) enriched the (13)C content of dissolved inorganic carbon, particulate organic carbon, zooplankton and fish...
- Reorganization of North Atlantic marine copepod biodiversity and climateGregory Beaugrand
Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science, The Laboratory Citadel Hill, Plymouth PL1 2PB, UK
Science 296:1692-4. 2002....
- Escape from UV threats in zooplankton: a cocktail of behavior and protective pigmentationLars Anders Hansson
Institute of Ecology Limnology, Lund University, Lund SE 223 62 Sweden
Ecology 88:1932-9. 2007..in high-latitude Siberia and in temperate Sweden, we show for the first time that, among freshwater crustacean zooplankton, the defense against threats from ultraviolet radiation (UV) is a system where phenotypic plasticity and ..
- Association of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor and O139 Bengal with the Copepods Acartia tonsa and Eurytemora affinisTonya K Rawlings
Institute for Advanced Computer Sciences, University of Maryland, 296 Biomolecular Sciences Building, Room 3103, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7926-33. 2007The association of Vibrio cholerae with zooplankton has been suggested as an important factor in transmission of human epidemic cholera, and the ability to colonize zooplankton surfaces may play a role in the temporal variation and ..
- Effects of the pyrethroid insecticide, cypermethrin, on a freshwater community studied under field conditions. I. Direct and indirect effects on abundance measures of organisms at different trophic levelsUrsula Friberg-Jensen
Freshwater Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, Helsingørsgade 51, DK 3400 Hillerød, Denmark
Aquat Toxicol 63:357-71. 2003....
- Zooplankton community responses to chlorpyrifos in mesocosms under Mediterranean conditionsPatricia López-Mancisidor
Department of the Environment, Laboratory for Ecotoxicology, National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology, Madrid, Spain
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 71:16-25. 2008The effects of chlorpyrifos (organophosphate insecticide) on zooplankton were studied in outdoor experimental tanks (mesocosms) sited in the Mediterranean Region (Madrid, Spain) at two nominal concentrations of chlorpyrifos (0...
- Effects of lambda-cyhalothrin in two ditch microcosm systems of different trophic statusIvo Roessink
Alterra, Wageningen UR, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1684-96. 2005..Indirect effects (e.g., increase of rotifers and microcrustaceans) were more pronounced in the plankton-dominated test systems, particularly at treatment levels of 25 ng/L and higher...
- The effects of seston lipids on zooplankton fatty acid composition in Lake Washington, Washington, USAJoseph L Ravet
Department of Civil Engineering, Box 352700, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 2700, USA
Ecology 91:180-90. 2010We collected suspended particulate matter (seston) and zooplankton samples from Lake Washington in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A...
- Does dispersal limitation impact the recovery of zooplankton communities damaged by a regional stressor?Derek K Gray
Department of Biology, Queen s University, 116 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3J9, Canada
Ecol Appl 21:1241-56. 2011..In this study, we sought to determine if dispersal limitation could impede the recovery of zooplankton communities affected by a regional stressor...
- Emergence of Holling type III zooplankton functional response: bringing together field evidence and mathematical modellingAndrew Yu Morozov
Department of Mathematics, University of Leicester, UK
J Theor Biol 265:45-54. 2010..a correct type of response is especially important for modelling outcome of grazing control of algal blooms by zooplankton in nutrient-rich ecosystems...
- Role of zooplankton diversity in Vibrio cholerae population dynamics and in the incidence of cholera in the Bangladesh SundarbansGuillaume Constantin de Magny
University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, Biomolecular Science Bldg 296, Room 3103, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:6125-32. 2011..V. cholerae, including both serogroups O1 and O139, is found in association with crustacean zooplankton, mainly copepods, and notably in ponds, rivers, and estuarine systems globally...
- Independent gradients of producer, consumer, and microbial diversity in lake planktonAllyson Longmuir
Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Ecology 88:1663-74. 2007..Here we examine correlations in diversity among zooplankton, phytoplankton, and bacteria in the pelagic zone of 31 lakes in British Columbia, Canada...
- Bacteria dispersal by hitchhiking on zooplanktonHans Peter Grossart
Department Limnology of Stratified Lakes, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, D 16775 Stechlin, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:11959-64. 2010Microorganisms and zooplankton are both important components of aquatic food webs...
- Differential support of lake food webs by three types of terrestrial organic carbonJonathan J Cole
Ecol Lett 9:558-68. 2006..b>Zooplankton received <2% of their C from the t-DOC to bacteria pathway...
- Interactions between zooplankton feeding, photosynthesis and skeletal growth in the scleractinian coral Stylophora pistillataFanny Houlbrèque
Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Avenue Saint Martin, MC 98000 Monaco Principality
J Exp Biol 207:1461-9. 2004We investigated the effect of zooplankton feeding on tissue and skeletal growth of the scleractinian coral Stylophora pistillata...
- Ecological impact of repeated applications of chlorpyrifos on zooplankton community in mesocosms under Mediterranean conditionsPatricia López-Mancisidor
Laboratory for Ecotoxicology, Department of the Environment, National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology, A 6, km 7 5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Ecotoxicology 17:811-25. 2008..Indirect effects on zooplankton populations were observed due to shifts in competition and predation between populations...
- Strong evidence for terrestrial support of zooplankton in small lakes based on stable isotopes of carbon, nitrogen, and hydrogenJonathan J Cole
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:1975-80. 2011..Here, we adopt a unique approach by using stable isotopes of H, C, and N to estimate terrestrial support to zooplankton in two contrasting lakes...
- Extracoelenteric zooplankton feeding is a key mechanism of nutrient acquisition for the scleractinian coral Galaxea fascicularisTim Wijgerde
Aquaculture and Fisheries Group, Department of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University, Wageningen University and Research Centre, 6709 PG Wageningen, The Netherlands
J Exp Biol 214:3351-7. 2011Internal and external feeding on zooplankton may provide scleractinian corals with important nutrients. However, the latter process has never been properly quantified...
- Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in a small, herbivorous, arctic marine zooplankton (Calanus hyperboreus): trends from April to July and the influence of lipids and trophic transferA T Fisk
Chemistry Department, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
Mar Pollut Bull 43:93-101. 2001..1998, in the Northwater Polynya (NOW) to examine persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in a high Arctic marine zooplankton. Lipid content (dry weight) doubled, water content (r2 = 0.88) and delta15N (r2 = 0...
- Assessment of the environmental fate and effects of ivermectin in aquatic mesocosmsHans Sanderson
National Environmental Research Institute, Department of Policy Analysis, Aarhus University, Frederiksborgvej 399, Post Box 358, DK 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Aquat Toxicol 85:229-40. 2007..This is the first study to demonstrate the potential environmental risk of ivermectin at or below the predicted environmental concentration using a standardized test methodology (mesocosm) with minimal extrapolation uncertainty...
- Habitat structure determines resource use by zooplankton in temperate lakesTessa B Francis
Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Ecol Lett 14:364-72. 2011..Estimates of terrestrial contributions to lake zooplankton have omitted a key food source, phytoplankton produced below the mixed layer...
- Assessing structural and functional plankton responses to carbendazim toxicityDiana M E Slijkerman
TNO Environment, Energy and Process Innovation, Department of Ecological Risk Studies, PO Box 57, 1780 AB Den Helder, The Netherlands
Environ Toxicol Chem 23:455-62. 2004..magna were compared with effects on zooplankton species richness (ecosystem structure) and development of phytoplankton biomass (ecosystem function)...
- The noncosmopolitanism paradigm of freshwater zooplankton: insights from the global phylogeography of the predatory cladoceran Polyphemus pediculus (Linnaeus, 1761) (Crustacea, Onychopoda)S Xu
Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, ON, Canada
Mol Ecol 18:5161-79. 2009..In contrast, little genetic subdivision is apparent across the formerly glaciated regions of Europe and North America, areas that historical demographic analyses suggest that were recolonized just 5500-24 000 years ago...
- Allee effect limits colonization success of sexually reproducing zooplanktonAndrew M Kramer
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Ecology 89:2760-9. 2008..Together, these lines of evidence support the importance of the Allee effect to population recovery of H. shoshone in the Sierra Nevada, and to diaptomid copepods in general...
- Zooplankton diversity analysis through single-gene sequencing of a community sampleRyuji J Machida
Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano Ku, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
BMC Genomics 10:438. 2009..Among the components of the ocean ecosystem, zooplankton play vital roles in energy and matter transfer through the system...
- High plankton densities reduce mercury biomagnificationCelia Y Chen
Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
Environ Sci Technol 39:115-21. 2005..4-45 microm), two size classes of zooplankton (45-202 and >202 microm), and fish to phytoplankton and zooplankton densities from 20 lakes in the ..
- In deep trouble: habitat selection constrained by multiple enemies in zooplanktonEllen Decaestecker
Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Catholic University of Leuven, Charles De Beriotstraat 32, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:5481-5. 2002..This tradeoff highlights a substantial cost of predator-induced changes in habitat selection behavior. Tradeoffs caused by multiple enemies may explain genetic polymorphism for habitat selection behavior in many natural populations...
- The scale of divergence: a phylogenetic appraisal of intercontinental allopatric speciation in a passively dispersed freshwater zooplankton genusSarah J Adamowicz
Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ont, Canada N2L 3G1
Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:423-36. 2009Molecular studies have enlightened our understanding of freshwater zooplankton biogeography, yet questions remain regarding the scale and commonality of geographic speciation...
- Trophic cascades in a formerly cod-dominated ecosystemKenneth T Frank
Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Division, Post Office Box 1006, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B2Y 4A2, Canada
Science 308:1621-3. 2005..Several cod stocks in other geographic areas have also collapsed without recovery, suggesting the existence of trophic cascades in these systems...
- Intraspecific variation in a predator affects community structure and cascading trophic interactionsDavid M Post
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
Ecology 89:2019-32. 2008..Alosa pseudoharengus, to test the effects of intraspecific phenotypic variation in a predator on pelagic zooplankton community structure and the strength of cascading trophic interactions...
- Effects of global climate on infectious disease: the cholera modelErin K Lipp
Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
Clin Microbiol Rev 15:757-70. 2002..The cholera model provides a template for future research on climate-sensitive diseases, allowing definition of critical parameters and offering a means of developing more sophisticated methods for prediction of disease outbreaks...
- Global biodiversity patterns of marine phytoplankton and zooplanktonXabier Irigoien
AZTI, Arrantza eta Elikaigintzarako Institutu Teknologikoa, Herrera Kaia Portualdea, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
Nature 429:863-7. 2004..the oceans cover 70% of the Earth's surface, our knowledge of biodiversity patterns in marine phytoplankton and zooplankton is very limited compared to that of the biodiversity of plants and herbivores in the terrestrial world...
- Zooplankton community dynamics in relation to the seasonal cycle and nutrient inputs in an urban tropical estuary in BrazilH M P Araujo
Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Aracaju, SE, Brazil, 49100 000
Braz J Biol 68:751-62. 2008..b>Zooplankton samples and abiotic data were collected at one station during a full tidal cycle in July 2001 and in February ..
- North Atlantic summers have warmed more than winters since 1353, and the response of marine zooplanktonNicholas A Kamenos
School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:22442-7. 2010..climate record from 1353-2006 was constructed for shallow inshore waters and compared to changes in marine zooplankton abundance...
- Mechanisms and feasibility of prey capture in ambush-feeding zooplanktonThomas Kiørboe
National Institute for Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark, Kavalergården 6, DK 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:12394-9. 2009..The special requirements to ambush feeders with such attacks may explain why this strategy has evolved to perfection only a few times among planktonic suspension feeders (few copepod families and chaetognaths)...
- Copepod and microzooplankton grazing in mesocosms fertilised with different Si:N ratios: no overlap between food spectra and Si:N influence on zooplankton trophic levelUlrich Sommer
Leibniz Insitut für Meereswissenschaften, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
Oecologia 142:274-83. 2005..The strength of this response was strongly dependent on the trophic levels assumed for ciliates and mixotrophic dinoflagellates...
- A scaled-up system to evaluate zooplankton spatial avoidance and the population immediate decline concentrationRita Rosa
Instituto do Mar, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Environ Toxicol Chem 31:1301-5. 2012....
- A synthesis of growth rates in marine epipelagic invertebrate zooplanktonA G Hirst
British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET, United Kingdom
Adv Mar Biol 44:1-142. 2003..date of globally compiled and analysed weight-specific growth rates in marine epi-pelagic invertebrate metazoan zooplankton. Using specified selection criteria, we analyse growth rates from a variety of zooplanktonic taxa, including ..
- The feeding ecology of little auks raises questions about winter zooplankton stocks in North Atlantic surface watersJérôme Fort
Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175 du CNRS, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
Biol Lett 6:682-4. 2010..million birds) of little auks wintering off southwest Greenland consume 3600-7200 tonnes of copepods daily, strongly suggesting substantial zooplankton stocks in surface waters of the North Atlantic in the middle of the boreal winter.
- Latitudinal species diversity gradient of marine zooplankton for the last three million yearsMoriaki Yasuhara
School of Biological Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Ecol Lett 15:1174-9. 2012..Herein we document marine zooplankton species diversity patterns at four time slices [modern, Last Glacial Maximum (18,000 years ago), last ..
- Pesticide effects on freshwater zooplankton: an ecological perspectiveT Hanazato
Suwa Hydrobiological Station, Shinshu University, 5 2 4 Kogandori, Suwa 392 0027, Japan
Environ Pollut 112:1-10. 2001The effects of pesticides on zooplankton are reviewed and their ecological significance is discussed. Toxicity is shown to vary depending on animal species, genotype, life stage, and size at birth...
- Preliminary study on the occurrence and risk arising from bacteria internalized in zooplankton in drinking waterF Bichai
NSERC Industrial Chair on Drinking Water, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Department of Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering, P O Box 6079, Downtown Station, Montreal Quebec Canada H3C 3A7
Water Sci Technol 63:108-14. 2011..coli and C. jejuni bacteria in zooplankton and amoebae samples collected at various stages of three water treatment plants in Amsterdam, the Netherlands...
- Distribution of cholecystokinin-immunoreactive cells in the gut of developing Atlantic cod Gadus morhua L. larvae fed zooplankton or rotifersM B Hartviksen
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, PB 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
J Fish Biol 75:834-44. 2009..Larvae were fed either natural zooplankton or enriched rotifers in similar rearing systems and sampled from hatching to 22 days post-hatch (dph)...
- Influence of season, location, and feeding strategy on bioaccumulation of halogenated organic contaminants in Arctic marine zooplanktonIngeborg G Hallanger
Norwegian Polar Institute, Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway
Environ Toxicol Chem 30:77-87. 2011..biphenyls, chlorinated pesticides, and brominated flame retardants) was investigated within an Arctic zooplankton food web...
- Diel vertical migration of Arctic zooplankton during the polar nightJørgen Berge
University Centre in Svalbard, PB 156, 9171 Longyearbyen, Norway
Biol Lett 5:69-72. 2009..One key process that is generally assumed to cease during winter is diel vertical migration (DVM) of zooplankton. DVM constitutes the largest synchronized movement of biomass on the planet, and is of paramount importance for ..
- Atmospheric nitrogen deposition is associated with elevated phosphorus limitation of lake zooplanktonJames J Elser
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Ecol Lett 13:1256-61. 2010..P) deficiency (alkaline phosphatase activity, APA) to assess the nutritional status of major crustacean zooplankton taxa in lakes across a gradient of atmospheric N deposition in Norway...
- Zooplankton biodiversity and lake trophic state: explanations invoking resource abundance and distributionAllain Barnett
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Quebec at Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8, Canada
Ecology 88:1675-86. 2007..To test the feasibility of these mechanisms in natural aquatic systems, the biodiversity of crustacean zooplankton communities along gradients of total phosphorus (TP) as well as the vertical heterogeneity and relative ..
- Effect of preparation and preservation procedures on carbon and nitrogen stable isotope determinations from zooplanktonHeidrun Feuchtmayr
Max Planck Institute of Limnology, Post Box 165, 24302 Plön, Germany
Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 17:2605-10. 2003A literature survey of zooplankton stable isotope studies revealed inconsistencies between authors concerning (a) fixation and (b) allowance for gut clearance of zooplankton prior to delta13C and delta15N determinations...
- Towards a correct description of zooplankton feeding in models: taking into account food-mediated unsynchronized vertical migrationA Yu Morozov
Department of Mathematics, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
J Theor Biol 262:346-60. 2010Complex nature of foraging behaviour of zooplankton makes it difficult to describe adequately zooplankton grazing in models with vertical space...
- Bacterial bioluminescence as a lure for marine zooplankton and fishMargarita Zarubin
Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences, Eilat 88103, Israel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:853-7. 2012..Here we show that zooplankton that contacts and feeds on the luminescent bacterium Photobacterium leiognathi starts to glow, and demonstrate ..
- Climate impact on plankton ecosystems in the Northeast AtlanticAnthony J Richardson
Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science, The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, Plymouth, PL1 2PB, UK
Science 305:1609-12. 2004..This impact propagates up the food web (bottom-up control) through copepod herbivores to zooplankton carnivores because of tight trophic coupling...
- First evidence for zooplankton feeding sustaining key physiological processes in a scleractinian cold-water coralMalik S Naumann
Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Avenue Saint Martin, 98000 Monaco, Principality of Monaco
J Exp Biol 214:3570-6. 2011..Here, we show evidence for the trophic significance of zooplankton, essentially sustaining levels of the investigated key physiological processes in the cosmopolitan CWC ..
- Accumulation and cycling of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in zooplanktonNaiara Berrojalbiz
Department of Environmental Chemistry, IDAEA CSIC, Jordi Girona 18 26, 08034, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
Environ Sci Technol 43:2295-301. 2009..However, little is known about the accumulation and cycling of organic pollutants between zooplankton and water...
- Phytoplankton, not allochthonous carbon, sustains herbivorous zooplankton productionMichael T Brett
Department of Civil Engineering, Box 352700, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 2700, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21197-201. 2009..suggest terrestrial particulate organic carbon (t-POC) inputs account for a disproportionate portion of zooplankton production...
- Effect of algal and bacterial diet on methyl mercury concentrations in zooplanktonMartin Kainz
Water and Watershed Research Program, Department of Biology, University of Victoria, STN CSC, Victoria BC V8W 3N5, Canada
Environ Sci Technol 39:1666-72. 2005We studied the effect of zooplankton diet on MeHg accumulation in different zooplankton size-fractions from lakes of different trophic status...
- Impact of triphenyltin acetate in microcosms simulating floodplain lakes. I. Influence of sediment qualityI Roessink
Alterra, Wageningen UR, P O Box 47, 6700 AA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Ecotoxicology 15:267-93. 2006....
- Temporal, spatial, and between-host comparisons of patterns of parasitism in lake zooplanktonMeghan A Duffy
School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0230, USA
Ecology 91:3322-31. 2010..dentifera. Overall, this study demonstrates a method for parsing patterns of variation and covariation in infection prevalence data, providing greater insight into the relative importance of different underlying drivers of parasitism...
- Polarization sensitivity as a contrast enhancer in pelagic predators: lessons from in situ polarization imaging of transparent zooplanktonSonke Johnsen
Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:655-70. 2011..sensitivity found in certain pelagic species may serve to enhance the contrast of their transparent zooplankton prey...
- Effects of ultraviolet radiation on pigmentation, photoenzymatic repair, behavior, and community ecology of zooplanktonLars Anders Hansson
Lund University, Institute of Ecology Limnology, Ecology Building, SE 223 62, Lund, Sweden
Photochem Photobiol Sci 8:1266-75. 2009In this report, we provide a perspective on how zooplankton are able to respond to present and future levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, a threat that has been present throughout evolutionary time...
- Measuring and modeling dispersal of adult zooplanktonMichael R Allen
Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Oecologia 153:135-43. 2007..Wetlands are one such system that have undergone excessive destruction and fragmentation in recent years. Zooplankton within these communities have historically been considered frequent and widespread dispersers, but direct, ..
- Effects of time-variable exposure regimes of the insecticide chlorpyrifos on freshwater invertebrate communities in microcosmsMazhar Iqbal Zafar
Department of Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1383-94. 2011..These results suggest that for this combination of concentrations and duration of the TWA, the TWA concentration is more important for most species than the peak concentration for the assessment of long-term risks of chlorpyrifos...
- Tracking the small with the smallest--using nanotechnology in tracking zooplanktonMercy Lard
Institute of Biology, Limnology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
PLoS ONE 5:e13516. 2010..in close cooperation between biologists, chemists and physicists, offers new opportunities to routinely study zooplankton responses to light, food and predation, opening up advancements within research areas such as diel vertical/..
- Trajectories of zooplankton recovery in the Little Rock Lake whole-lake acidification experimentThomas M Frost
Trout Lake Station, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, 10810 County Highway N, Boulder Junction, Wisconsin 54512, USA
Ecol Appl 16:353-67. 2006..Here we report on zooplankton community recovery following the experimental acidification of Little Rock Lake, Wisconsin, USA...
- Trophic transfer of cyanobacterial toxins from zooplankton to planktivores: consequences for pike larvae and mysid shrimpsMiina Karjalainen
Finnish Institute of Marine Research, P O Box 33, FIN 00931 Helsinki, Finland
Environ Toxicol 20:354-62. 2005The aim of this study was to evaluate the potentially harmful effects of zooplankton preexposed to cyanobacteria on two planktivorous animals: a fish larva (pike, Esox lucius) and a mysid shrimp (Neomysis integer)...
- Swimming against the flow: a mechanism of zooplankton aggregationAmatzia Genin
Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences and the Hebrew University, Eilat, Israel
Science 308:860-2. 2005b>Zooplankton reside in a constantly flowing environment...
- Harmful effects of un-ionised ammonia on the zooplankton community in a deep waste treatment pondM Arauzo
Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, C S I C, Serrano 115 dpdo, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Water Res 37:1048-54. 2003The harmful effects of NH(3) on the zooplankton community in a deep waste treatment pond were evaluated under natural conditions...
- The species sensitivity distribution approach compared to a microcosm study: a case study with the fungicide fluazinamR P A Van Wijngaarden
Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 73:109-22. 2010..The 10 microgL(-1) treatment resulted in short-term effects on a few zooplankton taxa. Clear effects were observed at 50 and 250 microgL(-1)...
- Uptake and accumulation of dissolved, radiolabeled nodularin in Baltic Sea zooplanktonM Karjalainen
Finnish Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 33, FIN 00931 Helsinki, Finland
Environ Toxicol 18:52-60. 2003..Therefore, we wanted to use a precise and sensitive method to study toxin uptake and accumulation in zooplankton. We used chemically tritiated nodularin, (3)H-dihydronodularin, to study the uptake of dissolved nodularin, a ..
- Impacts of zooplankton composition and algal enrichment on the accumulation of mercury in an experimental freshwater food webPaul C Pickhardt
Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Sci Total Environ 339:89-101. 2005..lower levels of the food web where mercury is bioconcentrated to phytoplankton and transferred to herbivorous zooplankton. Prior research derived patterns of mercury accumulation in freshwater invertebrates from field collected ..
- Diversity-stability relationship varies with latitude in zooplanktonJonathan B Shurin
Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Ecol Lett 10:127-34. 2007..We examined patterns of diversity and community stability in zooplankton time series data from 36 lakes sampled over a combined 483 years...
- Influence of light in acute toxicity bioassays of imidacloprid and zinc pyrithione to zooplankton crustaceansFrancisco Sanchez-Bayo
Laboratory of Applied Entomology and Zoology, Faculty of Horticulture, Chiba University, 648 Matsudo shi, Chiba 271 8510, Japan
Aquat Toxicol 78:262-71. 2006....
- The role of virus infection in a simple phytoplankton zooplankton systemBrajendra K Singh
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Hyderabad, A P 500 007, India
J Theor Biol 231:153-66. 2004..To study the role of viral diseases in the planktonic species, we model the phytoplankton-zooplankton system as a prey-predator system...
- Can overwintering versus diapausing strategy in Daphnia determine match-mismatch events in zooplankton-algae interactions?Lisette N de Senerpont Domis
NIOO KNAW, Centre for Limnology, Rijksstraatweg 6, 3631 AC, Nieuwersluis, The Netherlands
Oecologia 150:682-98. 2007..Here, we examine the potential for climate change induced mismatches between zooplankton and algae during spring succession, with a focus on Daphnia and its algal food...
- Changes in zooplankton abundance and diversity after ballast water exchange in regional seasTracy McCollin
Fisheries Research Services, Marine Laboratory Aberdeen, PO Box 101, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen AB11 9DB, United Kingdom
Mar Pollut Bull 56:834-44. 2008..b>Zooplankton samples were taken before and after exchange on ten voyages where BWE took place (North Sea, English Channel, ..
- Recovery after local extinction: factors affecting re-establishment of alpine lake zooplanktonRoland A Knapp
Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, University of California, HCR 79, Box 198, Mammoth Lakes, California 93546, USA
Ecol Appl 18:1850-9. 2008..introduction of fishes into naturally fishless mountain lakes often results in the extirpation of large-bodied zooplankton species...
- Patterns of mercury accumulation among seston in lakes of the Adirondack Mountains, New YorkRyan M Adams
Center for the Environment, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York 13699, USA
Environ Sci Technol 43:4836-42. 2009..2-2 microm size class. The results suggest that surface water Al concentrations and seston density influence Hg accumulation at the base of the aquatic food chain...
- Biodiversity and ecosystem function in the Gulf of Maine: pattern and role of zooplankton and pelagic nektonCatherine L Johnson
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
PLoS ONE 6:e16491. 2011..It synthesizes current data on species diversity of zooplankton and pelagic nekton, including compilation of observed species and descriptions of seasonal, regional and cross-..
- Pesticide exposure and inducible antipredator responses in the zooplankton grazer, Daphnia magna StrausJoão L T Pestana
CESAM and Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Campus Universitario de Santiago, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal
Chemosphere 78:241-8. 2010..play a key role in population dynamics, the combined direct and indirect effects of sub-lethal concentrations of pesticides could induce maladaptive responses in zooplankton populations in the field, reducing their long-term viability.
- The electric sense of the paddlefish: a passive system for the detection and capture of zooplankton preyLon A Wilkens
Center for Neurodynamics, Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, St Louis, Missouri 63121, USA
J Physiol Paris 96:363-77. 2002..We also describe the ascending and descending neuronal circuitry of the electrosensory system in the brain based on tracer studies using dextran amines...
- Environmental stability and lake zooplankton diversity - contrasting effects of chemical and thermal variabilityJonathan B Shurin
Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Ecol Lett 13:453-63. 2010..The net effect of environmental variation on diversity is largely unknown. We examined the association between zooplankton species richness in lakes and environmental variability on interannual, seasonal and shorter time scales, as ..
- The effect of temporal scale on the outcome of trophic cascade experimentsThomas Bell
Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, V6T 1Z4 Canada
Oecologia 134:578-86. 2003..We found that, as predicted by our literature review, there was no decline in the strength of the trophic cascade as the experiment progressed...
- Extrinsic and intrinsic controls of zooplankton diversity in lakesDag O Hessen
University of Oslo, Department of Biology, Norway
Ecology 87:433-43. 2006Pelagic crustacean zooplankton were collected from 336 Norwegian lakes covering a wide range of latitude, altitude, lake area, mean depth, production (as chlorophyll a), and fish community structure...
- An indoor mesocosm system to study the effect of climate change on the late winter and spring succession of Baltic Sea phyto- and zooplanktonUlrich Sommer
Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Kiel University, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105, Kiel, Germany
Oecologia 150:655-67. 2007An indoor mesocosm system was set up to study the response of phytoplankton and zooplankton spring succession to winter and spring warming of sea surface temperatures...
- Temperature sensitivity of vertical distributions of zooplankton and planktivorous fish in a stratified lakeIngeborg Palm Helland
Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, P O Box 850 119, 12561, Berlin, Germany
Oecologia 151:322-30. 2007..Here, we studied the vertical distribution of two planktivorous fish species (Coregonus spp.) and their zooplankton prey in the deep, oligotrophic Lake Stechlin (Germany)...
- Polarization contrast of zooplankton: a model for polarization-based sighting distanceShai Sabbah
The Interuniversity Institute of Eilat, Steinitz Marine Biology Laboratory, P O Box 469, 88103 Eilat, Israel
Vision Res 46:444-56. 2006Transparency is commonly used by zooplankton for camouflage in open waters. Polarization vision allows planktivorous animals to increase their prey's detectability...
- Accumulation of microcystins by a tropical zooplankton communityAloysio da S Ferrão-Filho
Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciencias e Letras de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
Aquat Toxicol 59:201-8. 2002In the current study, the hepatotoxic peptide microcystins, were measured in the zooplankton community of Jacarepaguá Lagoon during a 6-month period. Concurrent phytoplankton and seston samples were obtained...
- Optimal foraging by zooplankton within patches: the case of DaphniaRicardo Garcia
Center for Neurodynamics, University of Missouri at St Louis, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
Math Biosci 207:165-88. 2007..Search strategies that lead to optimization is a topic of high current interest across many disciplines [D. Wolpert, W. MacReady, No free lunch theorems for optimization, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 1 (1997) 67]...
- Geographical and genetic distances among zooplankton populations in a set of interconnected ponds: a plea for using GIS modelling of the effective geographical distanceE Michels
Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, K U Leuven, Ch De Beriotstraat 32, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Mol Ecol 10:1929-38. 2001In systems of interconnected ponds or lakes, the dispersal of zooplankton may be mediated by the active population component, with rivulets and overflows functioning as dispersal pathways...
- Oceans. Climate drives sea changeCharles H Greene
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Science 315:1084-5. 2007
- Microcystin production by Microcystis aeruginosa exposed to different stages of herbivorous zooplanktonMin Ho Jang
Department of Biology Education, Kongju National University, Kongju, 314 701, South Korea
Toxicon 51:882-9. 2008..was evaluated in response to infochemicals (indirect exposure) released from different stages of herbivorous zooplankton (neonate/juvenile and adult Daphnia magna and Moina macrocopa)...
- MtDNA sequencing from zooplankton after long-term preservation in buffered formalinA Bucklin
Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory, 142 Morse Hall, University of New Hampshire, Durham NH 03824, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:879-82. 2004Molecular genetic analysis of zooplankton has been slowed by the usual practice of preservation and storage of samples in dilute formalin solutions, which are not always adequately buffered for pH...
- Rapid evolutionary radiation of marine zooplankton in peripheral environmentsMichael N Dawson
Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9235-40. 2005..Marine lakes present situations rare in their clarity for studying evolution in marine taxa...
- The impact of ultraviolet radiation on the vertical distribution of zooplankton of the genus DaphniaS C Rhode
, Department of Ecology, Zoological Institute, Germany
Nature 412:69-72. 2001The vertical migration of zooplankton into lower and darker water strata by day is generally explained by the avoidance of visually orienting predators, mainly fish; however, it is unclear why daily zooplankton migration has been ..
- Sublethal effects of silver in zooplankton: importance of exposure pathways and implications for toxicity testingS E Hook
Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794-5000, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 20:568-74. 2001..We compared the response of marine and freshwater crustacean zooplankton to silver following dissolved and food exposure...
- EPIDEMIOLOGY & ECOLOGY OF VIBRIO CHOLERAE IN BANGLADESHRichard Sack; Fiscal Year: 2000..non-culturable forms, using sensitive sampling techniques (including PCR), 3) the growth of phytoplankton and zooplankton in these areas, using direct sampling and identification techniques as well as remote sensing by satellite, and ..
- Epidemiology and Ecology of Vibrio cholerae in BangladeshRichard Bradley Sack; Fiscal Year: 2010..A significant finding was that zooplankton, namely copepods, serve as an effective host for V. cholerae...
- Vibrio Cholerae Colonization of Chitin SurfacesGary Schoolnik; Fiscal Year: 2007..In these habitats, it associates with the chitinous exoskeletons of zooplankton. The principal objective of this research project is to characterize the interaction of this human pathogen ..
- EPIDEMIOLOGY & ECOLOGY OF VIBRIO CHOLERAE IN BANGLADESHRichard Sack; Fiscal Year: 2007..cholerae attached to specific zooplankton species, using direct fluorescent antibody techniques and fluorescent in situ hybridization assays...
- DNA REPLICATION AND GENE EXPRESSION OF CHLORELLA VIRUSESJames Van Etten; Fiscal Year: 2009..Thus, chlorella viruses are an important model for studying large nucleocytoplasmic dsDNA viruses because they have evolutionary ties to important mammalian viruses, such as the pox viruses and the quarantined African swine fever virus. ..
- DNA REPLICATION AND GENE EXPRESSION OF CHLORELLA VIRUSESJames Van Etten; Fiscal Year: 1993..v) To determine by genetic, molecular genetic, immunological, and biochemical methods those genes and gene products encoded by the prototype virus, PBCV-1, which glycosylate the virus major capsid protein...
- DNA REPLICATION AND GENE EXPRESSION OF CHLORELLA VIRUSESJames Van Etten; Fiscal Year: 2000..Such mutants could be important in structure-function analyses and in providing an assay for new inhibitors of these proteins, which would bear on treatments for heart disease and cancer. ..
- DNA REPLICATION & GENE EXPRESSION OF CHLORELLA VIRUSESJames Van Etten; Fiscal Year: 1991..v) Isolate and characterize virus DNA and RNA polymerases from different virus-host combinations and compare the ability of the enzymes to function with different methylated DNA templates...
- DNA REPLICATION AND GENE EXPRESSION OF CHLORELLA VIRUSESJames Van Etten; Fiscal Year: 2004..We propose to initiate studies on the role of Kcv in PBCV-1 replication. ..
- PAH/Metal exposure and effects assessment in ChattanoogaSean Richards; Fiscal Year: 2004..5) Quantify the potential for the residents of South Chattanooga to be exposed and affected by PAHs and metals present in area soil by using the data generated in this study in a probabilistic risk assessment. ..