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Created: 2019-09-04T12:02:37

Last modified: 2020-01-07T12:44:57.665+01:00

vertical migration  

DEFINITION

  • Diel vertical migration, also known as diurnal vertical migration, is a pattern of movement used by some organisms, such as copepods, living in the ocean and in lakes. The migration occurs when organisms move up to the epipelagic zone at night and return to the mesopelagic zone of the oceans or to the hypolimnion zone of lakes during the day. (en)

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  • Created: 2020-01-07T12:41:48.727+01:00

    diel vertical migration (en)

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http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5acca5dc

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