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- HEINS, DAVID C., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Parasitology 2014 v.141 no.8 pp. 1088-1096
- Gasterosteus aculeatus; Schistocephalus; adverse effects; clutch size; egg masses; fecundity; females; ova; parasites; parasitism; Alaska
- ... We surveyed nine populations of the three-spined stickleback infected by the diphyllobothriidean cestode Schistocephalus solidus from south-central Alaska for two apparent forms of tolerance to infection in females capable of producing egg clutches notwithstanding large parasite burdens. Seven populations exhibited fecundity reduction, whereas two populations showed fecundity compensation. Our dat ...