Biomass allocation and carbon flow in the pelagic food web of Lake Constance

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STRAILE, Dietmar, 1998. Biomass allocation and carbon flow in the pelagic food web of Lake Constance. In: Advances in Limnology. 53, pp. 545-563. ISSN 1612-166X

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