Factors determining the average body size of geographically separated Arctodiaptomus salinus (Daday, 1885) populations.

@article{Anufriieva2014FactorsDT,
  title={Factors determining the average body size of geographically separated Arctodiaptomus salinus (Daday, 1885) populations.},
  author={Elena V. Anufriieva and Nickolai V. Shadrin},
  journal={Dong wu xue yan jiu = Zoological research},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={
          132-41
        }
}
Arctodiaptomus salinus inhabits water bodies across Eurasia and North Africa. Based on our own data and that from the literature, we analyzed the influences of several factors on the intra- and inter-population variability of this species. A strong negative linear correlation between temperature and average body size in the Crimean and African populations was found, in which the parameters might be influenced by salinity. Meanwhile, a significant negative correlation between female body size… Expand

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