Grazing Processes and Secondary Production in the Arabian Sea: A Simple Food Web Synthesis with Measurement Constraints

  1. Jerry D. Wiggert,
  2. Raleigh R. Hood,
  3. S.Wajih A. Naqvi,
  4. Kenneth H. Brink and
  5. Sharon L. Smith
  1. Michael R. Landry

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000781

Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability

Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability

How to Cite

Landry, M. R. (2009) Grazing Processes and Secondary Production in the Arabian Sea: A Simple Food Web Synthesis with Measurement Constraints, in Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability (eds J. D. Wiggert, R. R. Hood, S.Wajih. A. Naqvi, K. H. Brink and S. L. Smith), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000781

Author Information

  1. Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904757

Online ISBN: 9781118666364

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Keywords:

  • Chemical oceanography—Indian Ocean;
  • Marine chemical ecology—Indian Ocean;
  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)—Indian Ocean;
  • Monsoons—Indian Ocean;
  • Indian Ocean—Environmental conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Trophic Characteristics and Complexities of Zooplankton

  • Grazing by Microzooplankton

  • Secondary Production by Microzooplankton

  • Grazing and Production of Mesozooplankton

  • Integration of Food Web Fluxes

  • Contradictory Results from Inverse Modeling

  • Grazing Controls in the Arabian Sea

  • Conclusion