Shell Shape Analysis and Spatial Allometry Patterns of Manila Clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) in aMesotidal Coastal Lagoon

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Nathalie Caill-Milly; Noëlle Bru; Kélig Mahé; Catherine Borie; Frank D'Amico;
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  • Journal: Journal of Marine Biology (issn: 1687-9481, eissn: 1687-949X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/281206
  • Subject: [ MATH.MATH-PR ] Mathematics [math]/Probability [math.PR] | coquillage | morphométrie | GC1-1581 | Oceanography | [MATH.MATH-PR]Mathematics [math]/Probability [math.PR] | allométrie | ruditapes philippinarum;palourde japonaise | Article Subject | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

While gradual allometric changes of shells are intrinsically driven by genotype, morphometrical shifts can also be modulated by local environmental conditions. Consequently the common use of a unique dimension (usually length) to assess bivalves’ growth may mask phenoty... View more
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