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How to increase productivity of the copepod Acartia tonsa (Dana): effects of population density and food concentration
Description: In this study, researchers analysed the effect of population density and food concentration on the fecundity of a Mediterranean strain of Acartia tonsa to maximize egg production. During 4-day feeding experiments, egg hatching success and faecal pellet production were also followed. The algae Rhinomonas reticulata was supplied at different concentrations corresponding to 250, 500, 1000, 1500, 2000 and 3000 μg C L−1 day−1 at the following adult copepod density: 40, 80 and 160 ind. L−1. [Source: Aquaculture Research]
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Source: Aquaculture Research
Publish Date: 12/1/2015
Reading Level: Expert
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