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Euphausia Superba or Salpa Thompsoni – Who is going to win?
(University of Canterbury, 2009)
Antarctic krill Euphausia superba and the salp Salpa thompsoni are major grazers in the Antarctic ecosystem, in which krill plays a major role in the link between primary producers and higher trophic levels. Both species ...
Marine Biology in Antarctica: Then and Now.
Marine life around Antarctica, dictated by its extreme climate, has always been a fascinating topic for biologists. In the 19th century, first documentations of the abundant marine life were revealed through the eyes of ...
Challenges of the Southern Ocean - "The Antarctic Beyond the Continent".
The Southern Ocean is the fourth largest ocean in the world, it sustains a wide variety of marine life and plays a significant role in the global climate. No legal definition of the Southern Ocean exists, although there ...