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Working Group 1: Early life history

Key scientific questions

  • What environmental characteristics define the timing and intensity of reproduction and spawning areas?
  • What environmental and biological characteristics most influence larval survival?

Working group activities

  • 20-24 February 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: Special session on early life history: 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting. Further info... 
  • 21 February 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: Top Predator Session at the 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting. Further info...

Publications

  • Llopiz, J. K. 2013. Latitudinal and taxonomic patterns in the feeding ecologies of fish larvae: A literature synthesis. Journal of Marine Systems 109-110: 69–77. Article

Co-chairs

Francisco ALEMANY

CLIOTOP WG1

Centre Oceanografic de les Balears, Illes Balears, Spain

francisco.alemany@ba.ieo.es

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Joel LLOPIZ

CLIOTOP WG1

WHOI, Woods Hole, USA

Larval fishes, zooplankton, trophic ecologies and interactions of larval fishes, planktonic food webs

jllopiz@whoi.edu

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Toshiyuki TANABE

CLIOTOP WG1

National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries Fisheries Research Agency, Japan

katsuwo@affrc.go.jp

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