Elevated biomass of mesozooplankton and enhanced fecal pellet flux in cyclonic and mode-water eddies in the Sargasso Sea
Goldthwait, Sarah A.
Steinberg, Deborah K.
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KeywordZooplankton; Vertical migration; Fecal pellets; Mesoscale eddy; Sargasso Sea; North Atlantic Subtropical Gyre; Mode-water
Citation only. Published in Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 55:1360-1377, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.01.003
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