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Parasites in Food Webs: Untangling the Entangled Bank


Parasites in Food Webs: Untangling the Entangled Bank

Jonathan Chase. PLoS Biol.

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The author has declared that no competing interests exist.


This image shows the network of 4,671 feeding interactions among 68 parasites (in blue) and 117 free-living taxa (green = basal taxa, red = consumers) in the food web of Estero de Punta Banda, Baja California, Mexico.
The vertical axis corresponds to trophic level. Images produced by J.A. Dunne using Network3D software, available by request from

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