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Life history allometries and production of small fauna
Julia Reiss and Jenny M. Schmid-Araya
Vol. 91, No. 2 (February 2010), pp. 497-507
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25661075
Page Count: 11
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The production of heterotrophic biomass is an important aspect of overall ecosystem functioning. However, single-celled organisms or microscopic metazoans are often ignored in studies of secondary production, despite being very abundant and possessing high mass-specific population growth rates, relative to the more widely studied larger taxa.
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