Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
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  • Stable isotope ecology
  • Compound specific analysis of natural abundance δ15N in amino acids
  • Utilization of dissolved organic nitrogen
  • Processing of microphytobenthos-derived organic matter

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Wednesday 08 December 2021
Baleens read like a whale's history book
By chemically analyzing sequential samples from the baleen of dead whales, it is possible to read not only the history of the diet, but also the migration route of the animals. In the latest issue of the journal Royal Society Open Science, NIOZ…
Friday 20 August 2021
Marine parasites secretly nibble from their hosts
Parasitic copepods that were thought to use their marine hosts as a foothold and to steal food from their intestinal tract, now turn out to use a mixed feeding style to feed on both the host and its food. By applying a novel molecular method to…
Monday 05 July 2021
Dolphin species that live together, do not necessarily compete for food
A new molecular method reveals how different species of toothed whales compete for prey and which food they choose in each other’s company. Marine scientists from NIOZ and the Federal University of Rio Grande, in Brazil, recently published their work…

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