Direct observations of protandrous sex change in the patellid limpet Patella vulgata
Le Quesne, W.J.F. and Hawkins, S.J. (2006) Direct observations of protandrous sex change in the patellid limpet Patella vulgata. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86, (1), 161-162. (doi:10.1017/S0025315406012975).
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Direct observations of sex change were made on Patella vulgata, which has long been considered a protandrous hermaphrodite based on indirect methods. Thirty per cent of the male limpets that were marked during the spawning season in 2003 here female when they were re-examined during the spawning season in 2004. This confirms that protandry does occur within the superfamily Patellidae
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Biological Sciences
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Ocean & Earth Science (SOC/SOES)
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