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- Airam Guerra-Marrero; David Jiménez-Alvarado; Vicente Hernández-García; Leticia Curbelo-Muñoz; José Juan Castro-Hernández
- Helgoland marine research 2019 v.73 no.1 pp. 10
- Sepia; females; gonads; males; morphometry; oocytes; Africa
- ... Analysis of 322 cuttlebones of Sepia bertheloti caught in the waters of the Northwest Africa showed significant differences in growth between males and females. Morphometric analysis revealed a relatively different cuttlebone growth pattern between sexes, with males presenting faster growth in length to reach larger sizes and females displaying greater growth in width. This difference in cuttlebon ...
- Giambattista Bello
- Helgoland marine research 2001 v.55 no.2 pp. 124-127
- Sepia; females; males; Adriatic Sea
- ... The relationships between mantle length and number of cuttlebone chambers (or septa), and between weight and number of cuttlebone chambers were studied in Sepia orbignyana collected in the south-western Adriatic Sea. Weight-at-chamber count and mantle length-at-chamber count were statistically higher in females than in males. As the available literature suggests that the rate of cuttlebone septum ...