We use laboratory experiments and a simple foraging model to show how copepods can utilize gradients in flow, density, and chemical cues to find high densities of prey resources (phytoplankton), and discuss the broader implications to pelagic ecosystem functioning.
Woodson, C.B., D.R. Webster, M.J. Weissburg, and J. Yen. 2007. The prevalence and implications of copepod behavioral responses to oceanographic structure. Integr Comp Biol 47: 831-846. doi: 10.1093/icb/icm091.