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Nutrient cycling: are Antarctic krill a previously overlooked source in the marine iron cycle?

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Ratnarajah, L and Bowie, AR, Nutrient cycling: are Antarctic krill a previously overlooked source in the marine iron cycle?, Current Biology, 26, (19) pp. R884-R887. ISSN 0960-9822 (2016) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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Crown Copyright 2016 Published by Elsevier

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.08.044

Abstract

Iron limits phytoplankton growth in large areas of the Southern Ocean. A new study shows that Antarctic krill play a crucial role in the recycling of iron in the iron-limited waters.

Item Details

Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Keywords:nutrients, Antarctic krill, marine iron cycle
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Biological oceanography
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Marine systems and management
Objective Field:Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
UTAS Author:Ratnarajah, L (Ms Lavenia Ratnarajah)
UTAS Author:Bowie, AR (Professor Andrew Bowie)
ID Code:113165
Year Published:2016
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2016-12-14
Last Modified:2017-12-14
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