Life history of the talitrid amphipod Macarorchestia remyi (Schellenberg, 1950) on a Tyrrhenian sandy beach, Italy

@article{Pavesi2009LifeHO,
  title={Life history of the talitrid amphipod Macarorchestia remyi (Schellenberg, 1950) on a Tyrrhenian sandy beach, Italy},
  author={L. Pavesi and E. Matthaeis},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={635},
  pages={171-180}
}
  • L. Pavesi, E. Matthaeis
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Hydrobiologia
  • In this study, we analysed the life cycle and some aspects of the reproductive biology of the talitrid amphipod Macarorchestia remyi (Schellenberg, 1950) on a sandy beach in central Italy (Tyrrhenian Sea). The species is strongly associated with rotting wood carried by the sea. The animals were sampled once a month by hand over 1 year (May 2006–April 2007) and a total of 3,484 individuals were collected. Results showed the occurrence of intersexes in addition to males and females (n = 268) and… CONTINUE READING
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