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Resolving the role of mesopelagics in Southern Ocean food webs

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Trebilco, R and Walters, A and Melbourne-Thomas, J and Constable, A, Resolving the role of mesopelagics in Southern Ocean food webs, IMBER Newsletter, Bergen, Norway, April (2015) [Internal Newsletter]

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Abstract

The Southern Ocean is rapidly changing, with future environmental changes likely to have wide-reaching consequences for the structure and function of marine ecosystems (Constable et al. 2014). In addition, the coming decades are likely to see expansion of krill fisheries, and potentially the development of other new fisheries (Kock et al. 2007). Along with well-designed observation programs, ecosystem models are the central means by which we can gain insight into what these changes will mean for the structure and function of Southern Ocean ecosystems, providing the necessary information to inform management decisions into the future.

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Item Type:Internal Newsletter
Keywords:mesopelagics, Southern Ocean food webs, ecosystem models, energy pathways
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Ecological Applications
Research Field:Ecosystem Function
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
UTAS Author:Trebilco, R (Dr Rowan Trebilco)
UTAS Author:Walters, A (Dr Andrea Walters)
UTAS Author:Melbourne-Thomas, J (Dr Jessica Melbourne-Thomas)
UTAS Author:Constable, A (Dr Andrew Constable)
ID Code:128582
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2018-10-01
Last Modified:2018-10-01
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