Food web structure of a mediterranean coralligenous ecosystem

Date 2018
Temporal extent 2015-10-01 -2015-12-31
Author(s) Belloni BrunoORCID1, Sartoretto StephaneORCID2, Cresson PierreORCID3, Bouchoucha Marc2, Guillou Gaël4, Lebreton Benoit4, Ruitton Sandrine1, Harmelin-Vivien Mireille1
Affiliation(s) 1 : Aix-Marseille Univ,Univ Toulon, CNRS, IRD, MIO, Marseille, France
2 : IFREMER, Zone Portuaire de Brégaillon, 83500 La Seyne-sur-mer, France
3 : IFREMER, 150 Quai Gambetta, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
4 : Littoral Environnement et Sociétés (LIENSs), CNRS-Université de la Rochelle, Bâtiment ILE 2, rue Olympe de Gouges 17 000 La Rochelle, France
DOI 10.17882/57249
Publisher SEANOE
Keyword(s) food webs, coralligenous ecosystem, stable isotopes, carbon, nitrogen

This dataset gather isotope composition measured on organisms collected in Cap Caveau (Marseille, France) by SCUBA diving between 30 and 40 m depth from October to December 2015. A total of 78 compartments were analysed (76 taxa, POM and SOM). For each compartment or taxon, mean δ13C and δ15N values were calculated from 3 to 6 replicates. Isotope compositions are expressed in parts per thousand (‰) according to the equation: δX = [(Rsample/Rstandard) – 1] x 10^3, where X is 13C or 15N and R is the isotope ratio 13C/12C or 15N/14N, respectively

Licence CC-BY-NC-SA
Acknowledgements We are grateful to the IFREMER Scientific Direction for the financial support of RESUNA program through a “Politique de Site” grant. Thanks are also addressed to the staff of the LIENSs stable isotope facility for performing the isotopic analyses.
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Belloni Bruno, Sartoretto Stephane, Cresson Pierre, Bouchoucha Marc, Guillou Gaël, Lebreton Benoit, Ruitton Sandrine, Harmelin-Vivien Mireille (2018). Food web structure of a mediterranean coralligenous ecosystem. SEANOE.