Publications about Chesapeake Bay

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Quantitative Feeding Ecology of the Hydromedusan Nemopsis-Bachei in Chesapeake Bay

Purcell JE and Nemazie DA ·

We determined feeding rates of the hydromedusan Nemopsis bachei L. Agassiz in the mesohaline region of Chesapeake Bay, USA during the spring of 1989 and 1990 from gut contents, digestion rates and abundances of medusae and zooplankton. The medusae consumed primarily copepodites of Acartia tonsa, selecting against naupliar stages.

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