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Advances in Marine Biology has been delivering in-depth and updated stories on all elements of marine biology considering 1963--over forty years of remarkable insurance! The sequence is widely known for its very good stories and modifying. Now edited through Michael Lesser (University of recent Hampshire, united states) with an across the world popular Editorial Board, the serial publishes in-depth and up to date content material on many themes that would attract postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries technological know-how, ecology, zoology, and organic oceanography. Volumes conceal all components of marine technology, either utilized and easy, a variety of topical parts from all components of marine ecology, oceanography, fisheries administration and molecular biology and the complete variety of geographic components from polar seas to tropical coral reefs.

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    5 kg mÀ2. S. Shin et al. 3 Location of study areas in Hong Kong. valenciennei). Lo Tik Wan FCZ is a semiclosed bay located at an island in the southern part of Hong Kong (22 130 N and 114 070 E). It has a water depth ranging from 8 to 14 m, with partly rocky and partly sandy coast. , 2008). This culture zone is also located near a shipping channel, where vessel traffic is intense. 6 kg mÀ2. The cultured species mainly include groupers and snappers. They are fed largely on trash fish (mainly Belanger’s croaker, Johnius belangerii), but dry feed pellets are also used.

    The feasibility of using stable isotopes to trace the predator–prey relationship is based on the observation that organisms selectively release lighter isotopes during respiration and excretion, so the assimilated food can be differentiated from the initial food (Peterson and Fry, 1987). Moreover, based on the concept that when two sources combine to form a mixture, isotopes can indicate the relative contributions of the sources; thus, the relative contributions of different food sources to a consumer can be calculated (Phillips, 2001).

    5. 8. 8%, respectively. 01). 6%, respectively. 2%, respectively. 4% for d15N from pellet to faeces. 59). 7%). 01) values. Relatively lower d13C and d15N values were found in the sediment of the control stations, except for the sediment of AR1 station, which had similar d13C values with C1 station. 16 b POM_C, POM at control stations; POM_AR, POM at AR stations; Fish faeces_p, faeces of cultured fish fed with pellet; Fish faeces_t, faeces of cultured fish fed with trash fish; S_C1, sediment at C1 station, S_C2, sediment at C2 station and so on.

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