Articles | Volume 11, issue 14
Research article
18 Jul 2014
Research article |  | 18 Jul 2014

Uptake of algal carbon and the likely synthesis of an "essential" fatty acid by Uvigerina ex. gr. semiornata (Foraminifera) within the Pakistan margin oxygen minimum zone: evidence from fatty acid biomarker and 13C tracer experiments

K. E. Larkin, A. J. Gooday, C. Woulds, R. M. Jeffreys, M. Schwartz, G. Cowie, C. Whitcraft, L. Levin, J. R. Dick, and D. W. Pond

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