An estimate of total mesozooplankton biomass per sample has been calculated from the abundance data by multiplying the abundance of each taxon by its taxon-specific dry weight, and summing these values for each sample. The dry weight values were derived from empirical measurements of individual organism's length and dry weight or, if measurements were not available for a particular taxon, dry weights were calculated from the published length of the organism and the empirical length to weight ratio for the closest taxonomically available organism.
Acknowledgment to be used in any reports/publications (but please check prior to final publication for amendments):
Pacific CPR data collection is supported by a consortium for the North Pacific CPR survey coordinated by the North Pacific Marine Science Organisation (PICES) and comprising the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB), Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOS TC), Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS).
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