Crustacean Issues 3: Factors in Adult Growth by Adrian M. WennerCrustacean Issues 3: Factors in Adult Growth by Adrian M. Wenner

Crustacean Issues 3: Factors in Adult Growth

byAdrian M. WennerEditorAdrian M. Wenner

Paperback | June 1, 1985

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Title:Crustacean Issues 3: Factors in Adult GrowthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 1985Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:906191535X

ISBN - 13:9789061915355

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Table of 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.