Large-scale ocean connectivity and planktonic body size
This research was funded by the project Malaspina 2010 Circumnavigation Expedition (Consolider-Ingenio 2010, CSD2008-00077) and cofounded by the Basque Government (Department Deputy of Agriculture, Fishing and Food Policy). We thank Simon Benoit for technical assistance in "Marmap", Maximino Delgado for phytoplankton identification, Angel Borja for useful comments, and the crew of R/V Hesperides and all participants in the Malaspina Expedition for their help and contributions. E.V. was supported by a PhD Scholarship granted by the Inaki Goenaga-Technology Centres Foundation. This is contribution 835 from AZTI Marine Research Division.