Thermal constraints on the respiration and excretion rates of krill, Euphausia hanseni and Nematoscelis megalops, in the northern Benguela upwelling system off Namibia

  • T Werner
  • K Huenerlage
  • H Verheye
  • F Buchholz

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Keywords: ammonia excretion, carbon demand, diel vertical migration, O:N ratio, temperature

African Journal of Marine Science 2012, 34(3): 391–399

Author Biographies

T Werner
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
K Huenerlage
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
H Verheye
Oceans and Coasts, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X2, Rogge Bay 8012, South Africa; Marine Research Institute, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
F Buchholz
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
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eISSN: 1814-2338
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