Data from: Increasing zooplankton size diversity enhances the strength of top-down control on phytoplankton through diet niche partitioning

Lin Ye, Chun-Yi Chang, Carmen GarcĂ­a-Comas, Gwo-Ching Gong & Chih-Hao Hsieh
1. The biodiversity-ecosystem functioning debate is a central topic in ecology. Recently, there has been a growing interest in size diversity because body size is sensitive to environmental changes and is one of the fundamental characteristics of organisms linking many ecosystem properties. However, how size diversity affects ecosystem functioning is an important yet unclear issue. 2. To fill the gap, with large-scale field data from the East China Sea, we tested the novel hypothesis that...

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  • 2013

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  • Institute of Hydrobiology
  • National Taiwan University