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Project - Sea ice dependent polar food webs


Quantitative top predator surveys in linkage to food availability in seasonal sea ice zone. Relationship of zoöplankton and nekton with sea ice habitat.

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Giulia Castellani, Fokje L. Schaafsma, et al., 2020. Large-Scale Variability of Physical and Biological Sea-Ice Properties in Polar Oceans. Frontiers in Marine Science 7

Fokje L. Schaafsma, Yves Cherel, et al., 2018. Review: the energetic value of zooplankton and nekton species of the Southern Ocean. Marine Biology 165 (8), 129

Susanne Kühn, Fokje L. Schaafsma, et al., 2018. Plastic ingestion by juvenile polar cod (Boreogadus saida) in the Arctic Ocean. Polar Biology 41 (6), 1269-1278

Kohlbach, D, Lange, B.A., et al., 2017. Ice Algae-Produced Carbon Is Critical for Overwintering of Antarctic Krill Euphausia superba. Frontiers in Marine Science 4

Schaafsma, F. L., Kohlbach, D, et al., 2017. Spatio-temporal variability in the winter diet of larval and juvenile Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) in ice-covered waters. . Marine Ecology Progress Series

Kohlbach, D, Schaafsma, F. L., et al., 2017. Strong linkage of polar cod (Boreogadus saida) to sea ice algae-produced carbon: Evidence from stomach content, fatty acid and stable isotope analyses. Progress in Oceanography 152, 62-74

David, C, Schaafsma, F. L., et al., 2017. Community structure of under-ice fauna in relation to winter sea-ice habitat properties from the Weddell Sea. . Polar Biology 40 (2), 247-261

Schaafsma, F. L., David, C, et al., 2016. Size and stage composition of age class 0 Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) in the ice-water interface layer during winter/early spring. . Polar Biology 39 (9), 1515-1526

David, C, Lange, B.A., et al., 2016. Under-ice distribution of polar cod Boreogadus saida in the central Arctic Ocean and their association with sea-ice habitat properties. . Polar Biology 39 (6), 981-994

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