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Terrestrial runoff boosts phytoplankton in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon, but these effects do not propagate to higher trophic levels
Description: To simulate the effects of soil runoff on the pelagic food web of an oligotrophic Mediterranean coastal lagoon, the authors of this journal paper crossed soil extract addition (increasing nutrient availability and turbidity) and fish presence in a full factorial design to coastal mesocosms containing a natural pelagic community. [Source: Hydrobiologia]
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Source: Hydrobiologia
Publish Date: 2/1/2016
Reading Level: Expert
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