Some species loved very high temperatures while other started to be stressed at medium temperatures. Further; the combination of nutrient and temperature had different impacts on the 6 species, which allowed to characterise some "nutrient" and "thermal" traits for each species. We then used these “thermal” and “nutrient” traits to try to predict the winner of competition in a warmer world.
Bestion E, García-Carreras B, Schaum C-E, Pawar S, Yvon-Durocher G. Metabolic traits predict the effects of warming on phytoplankton competition. Ecology Letters. 2018; doi:10.1111/ele.12932