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Virus infection of Emiliania huxleyi deters grazing by the copepod Acartia tonsa
Description: In this study, grazing experiments were conducted to investigate the impact of Emiliania huxleyi infection by the coccolithovirus EhV-86 on the ingestion rates of the calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa. The results showed significantly lower ingestion of infected cells as compared to uninfected cells. [Source: Journal of Plankton Research]
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Source: Journal of Plankton Research
Publish Date: 9/13/2016
Reading Level: Expert
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