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AB 6:175-180 (2009)  -  DOI:

Directions in bivalve feeding: Introduction

Peter G. Beninger*

Laboratoire de Biologie Marine, Faculté des Sciences, Université de Nantes, 44322 Nantes, France

ABSTRACT: Manuscripts dealing with bivalve feeding and submitted to the Inter-Research journal Aquatic Biology over the course of 2008 were peer-reviewed in the standard manner, and the successful papers compiled for a Theme Issue entitled ‘Directions in bivalve feeding’. The historical progression of research in this field is summarized, and the directions of current research highlighted in view of the compiled papers. Some suggestions for future work are presented.

KEY WORDS: Bivalve biology · Suspension feeding · Bivalve diet · Trophic ecology · Mechanisms · Measurements · Perspectives

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Cite this article as: Beninger PG (2009) Directions in bivalve feeding: Introduction. Aquat Biol 6:175-180.

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