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Figure 6 | Parasites & Vectors

Figure 6

From: Where are the parasites in food webs?

Figure 6

Unreliability scores V 2 / x for each of 68 host species in a Raritan river food web. Total biomass for each species was measured for 8 consecutive seasons to determine biomass fluctuations used to calculate unreliability scores. Rossiter 2012[22] found that parasitized hosts were among those hosts with the lowest unreliability scores. The parasitized host with the highest unreliability score (arrow) is a seasonal frog species.

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