Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Study provides detailed glimpse of predators' effects on complex, subtidal food web

05/16/2017 03:07 PM EDT

triggerfish, top, and hogfish

Research using time-lapse photography in the Galapagos Marine Reserve suggests the presence of a key multilevel "trophic cascade" involving top- and mid-level predators as well as urchins and algae.

Full story at http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2017/may/study-provides-detailed-glimpse-predators%E2%80%99-effects-complex-subtidal-food-web

Oregon State University

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