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Responses of the mysid Archaeomysis grebnitzkii to phytoplankton and kelp diets
The mysid Archaeomysis grebnitzkii is an important detritovore and prey in many food webs. In this experiment A. grebnitzkii was feed phytoplankton, blended fresh kelp, and blended aged kelp for 15 days while growth and diet preference were measured. Growth was measured as a molt rate and condition index. The preference was ...
Feeding responses of the mysid Archaeomysis grebnitzkii to fresh and aged blended Nereocystis luetkeana
The mysid Archaeomysis grebnitzkii is a small detrivorous crustacean that is prey to many low level consumers. In vitro, we fed A. grebnitzkii fresh and aged blended Nereocystis luetkeana as well as a blend of phytoplankton and measured preference and differential growth between these diets. We were unable to detect feeding ...