Stable Isotopes Reveal Trophic Relationships and Diet of Consumers in Temperate Kelp Forest and Coral Reef Ecosystems

We explored the use of stable nitrogen (N) isotope analysis to assess trophic position of consumers in two marine ecosystems: the kelp forests of southern California and a coral atoll in the tropical Pacific. The δ15N values of consumers in both ecosystems increased from known herbivores (invertebra...

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Main Authors: Henry M. Page, Andrew J. Brooks, Michel Kulbicki, Robert J. Miller, Daniel C. Reed, Russell J. Schmitt, Sally J. Holbrook, Craig Koenigs
Format: Article
Published: The Oceanography Society 2013-09-01
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