*The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, Plymouth.
FOOD AND FEEDING IN PELAGIC COPEPODS
Article first published online: 20 AUG 2009
1962 The Zoological Society of London
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London
Volume 139, Issue 4, pages 545–555, December 1962
How to Cite
Wickstead, J. H. (1962), FOOD AND FEEDING IN PELAGIC COPEPODS. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 139: 545–555. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1962.tb01593.x
- Issue published online: 30 OCT 2009
- Article first published online: 20 AUG 2009
- Accepted 12th December, 1961
Pelagic copepods are divided into different groups, based on food and feeding habits. An account is given of feeding in certain cyclopoid copepods and deep-sea copepods; a theory is put forward to explain how pelagic plants enter into the food cycle of the latter.