This conceptual diagram illustrates the connection between the water column and the benthos. Specifically, it illustrates the connection between phytoplankton and benthic filter-feeders.

Benthic-pelagic coupling

This conceptual diagram illustrates the connection between the water column and the benthos. Specifically, it illustrates the connection between phytoplankton and benthic filter-feeders.

diagram ecocheck benthic oyster feeding filter phytoplankton water column

Author(s)Caroline Donovan
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2007-03-05
AlbumFauna > Molluscs
TypeGraphic
Project(s)EcoCheck
Dimensions1000 x 1184
Filesize451 kB
Number of Downloads111
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionCaroline Donovan, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)