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A comparison of two Florida populations of the coquina clam, Donax variabilis Say, 1822 (Bivalvia: Donacidae). II. Growth rates

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Date Issued:
1985
Title: A comparison of two Florida populations of the coquina clam, Donax variabilis Say, 1822 (Bivalvia: Donacidae). II. Growth rates.
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Name(s): Mikkelsen, Paul S.
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Date Issued: 1985
Publisher: California Malacozoological Society.
Place of Publication: Berkeley, CA
Physical Form: pdf
Extent: 5 p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: FA00007123 (IID)
Note(s): Average summer growth rates of 3.0 mm and 3.7 mm per month were obtained for samplesof Donax variabilis from southwest Florida and central eastern Florida, respectively, using length frequencygraphs. Individuals usually live only one year.
Florida Atlantic University. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute contribution 367
This manuscript is an author version with the final publication available and may be cited as: Mikkelsen, P. S. (1985). A comparison of two Florida populations of the coquina clam, Donax variabilis Say, 1822 (Bivalvia: Donacidae). II. Growth rates. The Veliger, 27(3), 308-311.
Subject(s): Florida
Clams
Bivalves
Donacidae
Growth
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FA00007123
Owner Institution: FAU