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Mary Silver
Dept. of Ocean Sciences
University of California at Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Judith Connor
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
P.O. Box 620, Moss Landing, CA 95039

Greg Cailliet
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
P.O. Box 45,0 Moss Landing, CA 95039


I. Introduction


II. Source Waters


III. Phytoplankton


IV. Zooplankton

A. Shallow zooplankton
B. Deep zooplankton


V. Nekton


VI. Selected Pelagic Zone Resources