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1. What group of organisms are the most important primary producers in the marine aquatic food web a. What factors are the most important for controlling the growth of these organisms? That is, what How deep down in the water column can they be found? limits their growth? 3. Why does the primary productivity in the Gulf of Mexico Auctuate over the year (see Figure 4 below)? Figure 4. Primary production in the Gulf of Mexico in mg carbon assimilated per cubic meter per day. No data were collected for July. (Modified from Sklar &Turner, 1981.) Primary production in the Gulf of Mexico 900 T 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 Od Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun u Aug Sep 4. What are the major consumers in the Gulf of Mexico food web s. What are the remaining components of the food web in this area 6. What groups are responsible for the greatest total amount of respiration (consumption of oxygen)? 7. At what time of the year does respiration rate peak (see Figure s below)? How does that compareto peak times of primary production? Why is there a lag between these two?
Figure 5. Respiration rates in the Gulf of Mexico at 18-20 m, transect Cób. (Modified from Dortch et al., 1994.) Respiration Rates at 18-20 meters 14 a 12 10 May June July g Sept Oct Useful Resources Lalli. C M., and TI. Parsons. 1993. Biological Oeanography, An Introduction. New York: Pergamon Press.
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