Flow disturbances by zooplankton

A new study shows how different plankton groups use several strategies to minimize the risk of being detected by predators while keeping their necessary energetic intake from feeding.

The article was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (click to see the webpage).

Complete citation: Kiørboe T, Jiang H, Gonçalves RJ, Nielsen LT, Wadhwa N. 2014. Flow disturbances generated by feeding and swimming zooplankton. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111(32):11738-43. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1405260111.


The study was supported by Centre for Ocean Life , Danish Council for Independent Research – Natural Sciences, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (Argentina), Fondo para la Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (PICT 2438) y National Science Foundation Grant OCE-1129496.