Life stage dependent responses to desiccation risk in the annual killifish Nothobranchius wattersi.

  title={Life stage dependent responses to desiccation risk in the annual killifish Nothobranchius wattersi.},
  author={A. Gr{\'e}goir and C. Philippe and T. Pinceel and J. Reniers and E. Thor{\'e} and B. Vanschoenwinkel and L. Brendonck},
  journal={Journal of fish biology},
  volume={91 3},
  • A. Grégoir, C. Philippe, +4 authors L. Brendonck
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of fish biology
  • To assess whether the annual killifish Nothobranchius wattersi responds plastically to a desiccation risk and whether this response is life stage dependent, life-history traits such as maturation time, fecundity and life span were experimentally measured in N. wattersi that were subjected to a drop in water level either as juveniles, as adults or both as juveniles and adults. Fish that were exposed to simulated pool drying as juveniles did not show changes in reproductive output or life span… CONTINUE READING
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