Estimates of planktonic larval mortality using the marine gastropods Crepidula fornicata and C. plana.

Pechenik, Jan A.
Levine, Stephen H.
2007

Estimates of planktonic larval mortality rates have varied widely over the past 50 yr, from about 0% d-1 to 80% min-1. Convincing estimates from field sampling programs have proved difficult to obtain. This study considered the impact of predation pressure on larval growth rates for 2 species of the gastropod genus Crepidula whose larvae grow linearly over time. We reasoned that slow-growing larva... read more

Subjects
Mollusks.
Larvae.
Tufts University. Department of Biology.
Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010571
Original publication
Pechenik JA, Levine SH (2007) Estimates of planktonic larval mortality using the marine gastropods Crepidula fornicata and C. plana. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 344:107-118. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps06887.
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