Body Size of Consumers


This dataset contains over 16,000 records or a consumer body size and its resources.

Dataset Location: Ecological Data

Site Location: United Kingdom, United States, Antarctica

Sites Georefferenced: Yes (not all entries)

Data Collected: body size, taxonomy, location, habitat, feeding interaction, metabolism

Best practices: Error code -999.

Additional considerations: These data are a compilation of site specific values.

Citation: Ulrich Brose, Lara Cushing, Eric L. Berlow, Tomas Jonsson, Carolin Banasek-Richter, Louis-Felix Bersier, Julia L. Blanchard, Thomas Brey, Stephen R. Carpenter, Marie-France Cattin Blandenier, Joel E. Cohen, Hassan Ali Dawah, Tony Dell, Francois Edwards, Sarah Harper-Smith, Ute Jacob, Roland A. Knapp, Mark E. Ledger, Jane Memmott, Katja Mintenbeck, John K. Pinnegar, Björn C. Rall, Tom Rayner, Liliane Ruess, Werner Ulrich, Philip Warren, Rich J. Williams, Guy Woodward, Peter Yodzis, and Neo D. Martinez. 2005. Body sizes of consumers and their resources. Ecology 86:2545.

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