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Species-level trophic link distribution

Species-level trophic link distribution

Okay, this post just disappeared, so let’s try again. The updated and correct coral reef food web comprises 759 species. The incoming trophic link distribution, when expanded to the species level (compared to the guild level in the previous post), is a definite power law distribution. The log-transformed data (see figure) yield a function of y = 11196x^{-1.98}, i.e. \gamma=1.98. See the earlier coral reef posts to understand why this is significant.

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