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Research article
20 Mar 2013
Research article |  | 20 Mar 2013

Copepod community growth rates in relation to body size, temperature, and food availability in the East China Sea: a test of metabolic theory of ecology

K. Y. Lin, A. R. Sastri, G. C. Gong, and C. H. Hsieh

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