Larval diet alters larval growth rates and post-metamorphic performance in the marine gastropod Crepidula fornicata.

Pechenik, Jan A.
Tyrell, Abigail S.

Some larval experiences can produce "latent effects" on post-metamorphic growth or survival. While it is known that periods of starvation during larval development can cause such latent effects, the effect of larval diet on post-metamorphic growth has not been studied. As global climate change and ocean acidification are expected to decrease phytoplankton concentrations and alter both phytoplankto... read more

Tufts University. Department of Biology.
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Pechenik, J.A. & Tyrell, A.S. Mar Biol (2015) 162: 1597. The final publication is available at Springer via
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