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Female-biased sex ratios in marine pelagic copepods: Response to Hirst et al. (2013)

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dc.contributor Universidade Federal De Sao Paulo (unifesp)
dc.contributor Univ Sao Paulo
dc.contributor Univ Queensland
dc.contributor Australian Inst Marine Sci
dc.contributor Universidade De Sao Paulo
dc.contributor Csiro Marine & Atmospher Res
dc.contributor Australian Institute Of Marine Science
dc.contributor Sch Math & Phys
dc.contributor Lab Plankton Syst
dc.contributor Ctr Applicat Nat Resource Math
dc.contributor Climate Adaptat Flagship
dc.contributor Inst Mar
dc.contributor Ctr Biol Marinha Cebimar
dc.contributor University Of Queensland
dc.contributor Unifesp
dc.contributor Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (csiro)
dc.contributor Pmb 3
dc.contributor.author RICHARDSON, ANTHONY J.
dc.contributor.author MENDES GUSMAO, LUIZ FELIPE
dc.contributor.author DAVID MCKINNON, A.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-18T02:34:12Z
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-18T02:34:12Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-21T01:05:45Z
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-01T03:11:23Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-18T02:34:12Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-18T02:34:12Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-21T01:05:45Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-01T03:11:23Z
dc.date.issued 2013-01-01
dc.identifier.citation Gusmão LFM, McKinnon AD, Richardson AJ (2013) Female-biased sex ratios in marine pelagic copepods: Response to Hirst et al. (2013). Marine Ecology Progress Series 489: 299-301 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0171-8630
dc.identifier.uri http://epubs.aims.gov.au/11068/5406
dc.description.abstract Hirst et al. (2013; Mar Ecol Prog Ser 489:297-298) suggest that Gusmao et al. (2013; Mar Ecol Prog Ser 482:279-298) misinterpreted the findings of Hirst et al. (2010; Limnol Oceanogr 55:2193-2206). They restate that the major factors determining sex ratio in pelagic copepods act upon the adult stage, but they place less emphasis on the idea that predation on male copepods is a likely determinant, and highlight the role of physiological longevity. Here we reconsider the data and confirm our position that at present there is limited evidence to support the theory of male-skewed predation. However, we agree that sex determination is governed by a combination of factors, with the relative emphasis being the main point of contention between the 2 parties.
dc.description.uri http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v489/p299-301/ en_US
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_AU en_US
dc.publisher Inter-Research en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Null
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/
dc.subject Environmental Sex Determination en_US
dc.subject Intersexuality en_US
dc.subject Physiological Longevity en_US
dc.subject Sex Skew Ratio en_US
dc.subject Sex Change en_US
dc.subject Predation en_US
dc.subject Ecology
dc.subject Growth
dc.subject Environmental Sciences & Ecology
dc.subject Sex Ratio Skew
dc.subject Marine & Freshwater Biology
dc.subject Oceanography
dc.subject Chaetognath Sagitta-elegans
dc.subject Swimming Behavior
dc.title Female-biased sex ratios in marine pelagic copepods: Response to Hirst et al. (2013)
dc.type journal article en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3354/meps10523
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000323941000023


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