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Biogeography of jellyfish in the North Atlantic, by traditional and genomic methods
(Copernicus Publications, 2015-07-15)
Scientific debate on whether or not the recent increase in reports of jellyfish outbreaks represents a true rise in their abundance has outlined a lack of reliable records of Cnidaria and Ctenophora. Here we describe ...
Identification of the polyp stage of three leptomedusa species using DNA barcoding
(Geneva Museum and the Swiss Zoological Society, 2017)
DNA sequence data of hydromedusae and hydroids collected in the fjords near Bergen, Norway, permitted to connect three leptomedusae to three thecate hydroids with hitherto unknown life cycles. For all three species pairs, ...
Jellyfish summer distribution, diversity and impact on fish farms in a Nordic fjord
Jellyfish can cause high mortality of farmed fish and hence significant economic losses for the aquaculture industry. Despite their socio-economic importance, distribution and diversity data on gelatinous plankton are ...
Abundance, distribution and diversity of gelatinous predators along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge: A comparison of different sampling methodologies
The diversity and distribution of gelatinous zooplankton were investigated along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) from June to August 2004.Here, we present results from macrozooplankton trawl sampling, as well as ...
Invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Norway
(Cambridge University Press, 2015-03-18)
We present data on the occurrence of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Norway after the initial observations made in 2005. Our data comes from several net sampling investigations conducted along the Norwegian ...