Genetic and morpho-physiological differentiation in a limpet population across an intertidal gradient

@article{Nuez2018GeneticAM,
  title={Genetic and morpho-physiological differentiation in a limpet population across an intertidal gradient},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Dar{\'i}o Nu{\~n}ez and Pedro Fernandez Iriarte and Emiliano H Ocampo and Enrique Alberto Madrid and Maximiliano Cled{\'o}n},
  journal={Helgoland Marine Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={72},
  pages={1-10}
}
Marine organism adaptive capacity to different environmental conditions is a research priority to understand what conditions are important in structuring the spatial distribution of natural populations. In this context, this study evaluates whether potential differences in Siphonaria lessonii morphology (size and shell shape) and physiology (water loss regulation) at different shore heights are linked to genetically distinguishable individuals. To achieve this goal, we compared size-frequency… 

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– Patella ferruginea (Gmelin, 1791) is a prosobranch gastropod endemic to the western Mediterranean and considered as an endangered species. This limpet has two ecotypes and morphologies [Rouxii

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