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BG | Articles | Volume 16, issue 19
Biogeosciences, 16, 3679–3702, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3679-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Biogeosciences, 16, 3679–3702, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3679-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 30 Sep 2019

Research article | 30 Sep 2019

Calcification and latitudinal distribution of extant coccolithophores across the Drake Passage during late austral summer 2016

Mariem Saavedra-Pellitero et al.

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Open ocean phytoplankton include coccolithophore algae, a key element in carbon cycle regulation with important feedbacks to the climate system. We document latitudinal variability in both coccolithophore assemblage and the mass variation in one particular species, Emiliania huxleyi, for a transect across the Drake Passage (in the Southern Ocean). Coccolithophore abundance, diversity and maximum depth habitat decrease southwards, coinciding with changes in the predominant E. huxleyi morphotypes.
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