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- Gliwicz, Z. Maciej; Wursbaugh, Wayne A.; Szymanska, Ewa
- Hydrobiologia 2010 v.653 no.1 pp. 103-117
- Artemia franciscana, etc ; Daphnia; adults; aquatic habitat; body size; carrying capacity; clones; eggs; fish; grazing; hatching; juveniles; mortality; population density; population growth; predation; progeny; zooplankton; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Examples from fishless aquatic habitats show that competition among zooplankton for resources instigates rapid exclusion of competitively inferior species in the absence of fish predation, and leads to resource monopolization by the superior competitor. This may be a single species or a few clones with large body size: a cladoceran such as Daphnia pulicaria, or a branchiopod such as Artemia franci ...