PMID: 10998518Sep 22, 2000

Are there real differences among aquatic and terrestrial food webs?

Trends in Ecology & Evolution
Jonathan M Chase

Abstract

Recently, aquatic and terrestrial ecologists have put forward several hypotheses regarding similarities and differences in food-web structure and function among these ecosystem types. Although many of these hypotheses explore why strong top-down effects and trophic cascades might be less common in terrestrial than in aquatic ecosystems, there is little theoretical or empirical evidence available to support or refute these hypotheses. Many unanswered questions remain about potential differences across ecosystem types: progress will require empirical studies designed within a broader context that allows for more direct comparisons.

References

Jan 17, 1997·Science·M T Brett, C R Goldman
Apr 29, 1999·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·L A Dyer, D K Letourneau
Oct 19, 1999·The American Naturalist·M Jake Vander ZandenJoseph B Rasmussen
Nov 5, 1999·Trends in Ecology & Evolution·M L PaceJ F Kitchell
Nov 24, 1999·The American Naturalist·Jonathan M Chase
Feb 25, 2000·The American Naturalist·O J SchmitzAndrew P Beckerman
May 11, 2000·The American Naturalist·Lauri Oksanen, Tarja Oksanen
Oct 26, 2000·Trends in Ecology & Evolution·G A PolisJ Maron
Jul 23, 1996·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·M T Brett, C R Goldman
Nov 9, 1990·Science·M E Power
Dec 2, 1994·Science·B E McLaren, Rolf O Peterson
May 1, 1997·The American Naturalist·N G Hairston, N G Hairston

Citations

Mar 8, 2006·Proceedings. Biological Sciences·Jonathan B ShurinHelmut Hillebrand
Mar 21, 2003·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·Lennart PerssonErika Westman
Feb 13, 2015·The American Naturalist·John P DeLongMary I O'Connor
May 8, 2008·Ecology·Weston H NowlinLouie H Yang
May 1, 2008·Ecology Letters·Daniel S GrunerBenjamin M Bolker
Oct 17, 2006·Ecology Letters·Tiffany M KnightRobert D Holt
Mar 16, 2011·The Journal of Animal Ecology·Daniel B StoufferLuís A Nunes Amaral
Jun 2, 2011·Ecology Letters·J M K Rip, K S McCann
Apr 7, 2004·Theoretical Population Biology·Nicolas Loeuille, Michel Loreau
May 17, 2006·Trends in Ecology & Evolution·Bo Ebenman, Tomas Jonsson
Aug 15, 2006·The Journal of Animal Ecology·Anna Eklöf, Bo Ebenman
Jul 17, 2012·Trends in Ecology & Evolution·Thomas J Webb
Mar 14, 2014·PloS One·Kristian M ForbesOtso Huitu
Mar 14, 2013·PloS One·Maike AbbasHelmut Hillebrand
Sep 13, 2016·Journal of Theoretical Biology·Angelo B Monteiro, Lucas Del Bianco Faria
Oct 27, 2016·Global Change Biology·Ella McKnightMarc Rius
Jun 23, 2015·PloS One·Jennifer Adams KruminsWim H van der Putten
Apr 3, 2004·Proceedings. Biological Sciences·John A Vucetich, Rolf O Peterson
Aug 2, 2017·Scientific Reports·Marek ŠmejkalJan Kubečka
Dec 19, 2018·Ecology Letters·Matthieu Barbier, Michel Loreau
Apr 8, 2017·Royal Society Open Science·Valerio ZupoGraham J Edgar

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Alzheimer's Disease: MS4A

Variants within the membrane-spanning 4-domains subfamily A (MS4A) gene cluster have recently been implicated in Alzheimer's disease in genome-wide association studies. Here is the latest research on Alzheimer's disease and MS4A.

Pediculosis pubis

Pediculosis pubis is a disease caused by a parasitic insect known as Pthirus pubis, which infests human pubic hair, as well as other areas with hair including eye lashes. Here is the latest research.

Rh Isoimmunization

Rh isoimmunization is a potentially preventable condition that occasionally is associated with significant perinatal morbidity or mortality. Discover the latest research on Rh Isoimmunization here.

Genetic Screens in iPSC-derived Brain Cells

Genetic screening is a critical tool that can be employed to define and understand gene function and interaction. This feed focuses on genetic screens conducted using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived brain cells. It also follows CRISPR-Cas9 approaches to generating genetic mutants as a means of understanding the effect of genetics on phenotype.

Enzyme Evolution

This feed focuses on molecular models of enzyme evolution and new approaches (such as adaptive laboratory evolution) to metabolic engineering of microorganisms. Here is the latest research.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Pharmacology of Proteinopathies

This feed focuses on the pharmacology of proteinopathies - diseases in which proteins abnormally aggregate (i.e. Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, etc.). Discover the latest research in this field with this feed.

Alignment-free Sequence Analysis Tools

Alignment-free sequence analyses have been applied to problems ranging from whole-genome phylogeny to the classification of protein families, identification of horizontally transferred genes, and detection of recombined sequences. Here is the latest research.

Related Papers

Proceedings. Biological Sciences
Jonathan B ShurinHelmut Hillebrand
Trends in Ecology & Evolution
G A PolisJ Maron
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
M T Brett, C R Goldman
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved