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Crustacean Growth: Factors in Adult Growth

Series: Crustacean Issues Volume: 3

Edited By: Adrian Wenner

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1985 | #98443 | ISBN: 906191535X
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Contents

Special growth topics: control of molting in Crustacea; muscle atrophy and restoration during molting; morphogenetic fields and control of form in limbs of decapods; periodicity and phasing of molting; growth, sexual maturity and reproductive output; size-dependent reproduction and molting in spiny lobsters and other long-lived decapods; variation in size at onset of egg production; models of growth. Factors influencing growth patterns: effects of crustacean parasitic castrators on growth of crustracean hosts; non-metal environmental pollutants and growth; growth and its relationship in reproduction in Mysis relicta; effects of pressure on growth; ontogeny of social structure and population dynamics in giant freshwater prawn; growth studies in selected groups - cladocera; mysids and euphausiids.

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