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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 ...
- José María Landeira; Fernando Lozano-Soldevilla; Eric Desmond Barton
- Helgoland marine research 2012 v.66 no.4 pp. 537-544
- invertebrates; ecosystems; larvae; Canary Islands; Africa
- ... Larval transport has a strong influence on marine populations and ecosystem function. Traditional hypotheses establish that larvae of coastal species are swept offshore during strong upwelling periods producing low recruitment rates; however, recent studies have demonstrated that this hypothesis is not supported by larval distribution data. The present study examines the influence of upwelling fil ...