When the dinner bell rings for seafloor scavengers, larger animals get first dibs (video)

News from NESCentCraig MccLain of the Deep Sea News fame just had a paper published. This is the video that explains what that is all about:

Also read the press release. And the reference is:
McClain, C. and J. P. Barry (2010). “Habitat heterogeneity, biogenic disturbance, and resource availability work in concert to regulate biodiversity in deep submarine canyons.” Ecology.
Related:
Deep sea paradox: little food, tons of life
Craig McClain talk at Sigma Xi

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