Effect of low temperature on mating behavior of squid Loligo bleekeri

  title={Effect of low temperature on mating behavior of squid Loligo bleekeri},
  author={Yoko Iwata and Kingo Ito and Yasunori Sakurai},
  journal={Fisheries Science},
At the end of their life cycles, loliginid squids migrate to shallow coastal areas to mate and spawn. Their distribution is affected by environmental factors such as salinity, turbidity and water temperature (Loligo forbesi, L. vulgaris vulgaris and L. vulgaris reynaudii), and during the spawning season, they avoid low temperature more than other periods of the life cycle. The family Loliginidae generally occur in tropical and subtropical coastal areas worldwide, but Loligo bleekeri occurs in… 

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