The Biomass Composition of the Oceans: A Blueprint of Our Blue Planet

Yinon M. Bar-On, Ron Milo

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Abstract

By mass, most lifeforms on land are plants—but what about the oceans? Bar-On and Milo quantify the contribution of different taxa to the biomass of the oceans, finding that the makeup of marine life is spectacularly, but perhaps unsurprisingly, distinct.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1451-1454
Number of pages4
JournalCell
Volume179
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 12 Dec 2019
Externally publishedYes

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