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Zooplankton grazing and growth: Scaling within the 2-2,000-μm body size range

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Zooplankton grazing and growth : Scaling within the 2-2,000-μm body size range. / Hansen, Per Juel; Bjørnsen, Peter Koefoed; Hansen, Benni Winding.

I: Limnology and Oceanography, Bind 42, Nr. 4, 01.01.1997, s. 687-704.

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Hansen, PJ, Bjørnsen, PK & Hansen, BW 1997, 'Zooplankton grazing and growth: Scaling within the 2-2,000-μm body size range', Limnology and Oceanography, bind 42, nr. 4, s. 687-704. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.1997.42.4.0687

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Hansen, P. J., Bjørnsen, P. K., & Hansen, B. W. (1997). Zooplankton grazing and growth: Scaling within the 2-2,000-μm body size range. Limnology and Oceanography, 42(4), 687-704. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.1997.42.4.0687

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Hansen PJ, Bjørnsen PK, Hansen BW. Zooplankton grazing and growth: Scaling within the 2-2,000-μm body size range. Limnology and Oceanography. 1997 jan 1;42(4):687-704. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.1997.42.4.0687

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Hansen, Per Juel ; Bjørnsen, Peter Koefoed ; Hansen, Benni Winding. / Zooplankton grazing and growth : Scaling within the 2-2,000-μm body size range. I: Limnology and Oceanography. 1997 ; Bind 42, Nr. 4. s. 687-704.

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