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Advances in Littorinid Biology

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: Developments in Hydrobiology Volume: 111

Edited By: PJ Mill and CD McQuaid

193 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #52628 | ISBN: 0792337336
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Proceedings of a September 1995 symposium, Roscoff, France. Reprinted from Hydrobiologia 309.


1. Resource allocation, demography and the radiation life histories in rough periwinkles (Gastropoda); R.N. Hughes. 2. TBT effects on female genital system of Littorina littorea: a possible indicator of tributyltin pollution; B. Bauer, et al. 3. Comparison of imposex response in three Prosobranch species; M. Huet, et al. 4. Validation of a planimetric procedure to quantify stress in Littorina littorea (Gastropoda: Mollusca): is it independent of the reproductive cycle?; G. Calvo-Ugarteburu, et al. 5. Fine structure of the cephalic sensory organ in veliger larvae of Littorina littorea (L.) (Mesogastropoda, Littorinidae); D. Uthe. 6. Egg capsule morphology of five Hong Kong rocky shore littorinids; Y.M. Mat. 7. Shape variation in the rough periwinkle Littorina saxatilis on the west and south coasts of Britain; P.J. Mill, J. Grahame. 8. Microgeographical variation in shell strength in the flat periwinkles Littorina obtusata and L. mariae; C.R. Fletcher. 9. Lack of metabolic temperature compensation in the intertidal gastropods, Littorina saxatilis and L. obtusata; R.F. MacMahon, et al. 10. Effects of ambient temperature acclimation on nitrogen excretion and differential catabolism of protein and non-protein resources in the intertidal snails, Littorina saxatilis (Olivi) and L.obtusata (L.); D.W. Aldridge, et al. 11. Environmentally induced variation in uric acid concentration and xanthine dehydrogenase activity in Littorina saxatilis (Olivi) and L. arcana Hannaford Ellis; D.C. Smith, et al. 12. Crystalline calcium in littorinid mucus trails; M.S. Davies, S.J. Hutchinson. 13. Allozyme comparisons of four littorinid species morphologically similar to Littorina sitkama; N.I. Zaslavskaya. 14. The relationship between position on shore and shell ornamentation in two size-dependent morphotypes of Littorina striata, with an estimate of evaporative water loss in these morphotypes and in Melaraphe neritoides; J.C. Britton. 15. Maintenance of zonation patterns in two species of flat periwinkle, Littorina obtusata and L. mariae; G.A. Williams. 16. Seasonal migration promoting assortative mating in Littorina brevicula on a boulder shore in Japan; Y. Takada. 17. Extreme morphological diversity between populations of Littorina obtusata (L.) from Iceland and the UK; R.I. Lewis, G.A. Williams. 18. Frequency- and density-dependent sexual selection in natural populations of Galician Littorina saxatilis (Olivi); E. Rolan-Alvarez, et al. 19. Dispersal and population expansion in a direct developing marine snail (Littorina saxatilis) following a severe population bottleneck; K. Johannesson, B. Johanneson. 20. A geographically-based study of shell shape in small rough periwinkles; K.J. Caley, et al.

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