Clearance rates in the Arctic bivalves Hiatella arctica and Mya sp.

Jens Kjerulf Petersen, Mikael Kristian Sejr, Jens Larsen

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Abstract

Filtration was studied in two Arctic clams, Hiatella arctica and Mya sp., collected in Young Sound, Northeast Greenland. Clearance rates were determined as a function of ambient temperature and algal cell concentration, using the clearance method and feeding with a unicellular flagellate. For both species, clearance rates increased with increasing temperature from
Original languageEnglish
JournalPolar Biology
Volume26
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)334-341
ISSN0722-4060
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes

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