Deep seafloor imagery from the Weddell Sea document natural food falls and octopod diversity and distribution


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• Octopods are dominant players of the benthic megafauna of the Weddell Sea over large depth ranges • Largest database of Southern Ocean Octopods in situ observations allows distribution, behavioural and diversity studies • The slopes of the Weddell Sea receive organic input by various types of food falls • Differences in octopod abundance and species composition between different sampling location



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16th Deep Sea Biology Symposium, 01 Sep 2021 - 01 Sep 2021, Brest, France.
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Staffer, J. , Schwarz, R. , Purser, A. , Hehemann, L. and Hoving, H. J. T. (2021): Deep seafloor imagery from the Weddell Sea document natural food falls and octopod diversity and distribution , 16th Deep Sea Biology Symposium, Brest, France, September 2021 - September 2021 .


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