Map showing the sampling positions along the route of Toya. We started from Lysekil on the Swedish westcoast and finished in Edinburgh Scotland.
A selection of photos and films documenting our work and findings with pelagic organisms.
Much of our work involves image and film analysis to better understand the behavioural response to chemical stimulae of the organims we study. Here we present our best photos and film, showcasing the beauty and complexity of this poorly understood ecosystem.
Erik presents copepodamides at the Marine Biotechnology conference. Hosted by the Maritime cluster of West Sweden and University of Gothenburg
Watch how copepods, reject eating bioluminescence phytoplankton.
Copepods are unique and fasincating creatures. They are a type of zooplankton and they are the most abundant multi-cellular organism in the world!
During daytime they are found in the safety of darkness and come up at night to feed! Some copepods species are known to have a daily round trip of over 800m