Extrinsic and intrinsic factors that shape the life history of the short living scallop Argopecten ventricosus

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Guerra, Citlali; (2011)
  • Publisher: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:gbv:46-00102512-11
  • Subject: Argopecten ventricosus, life history traits, cellular maintenance mechanisms, oxidative damage
    • ddc: ddc:570

The scallop Argopecten ventricosus is characterized by its high swimming activity, fast growth, high reproductive effort and the early age to get first sexual maturity. These traits may be the result of the adaptation to a specific environment that favors an active life... View more
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