Offspring size in Daphnia: does it pay to be overweight?


Variation in offspring size and number has beendescribed for a wide range of organisms. In this studyI investigated the relationship between resource levelof the mother and size of her offspring in thecladoceran Daphnia magna, in order to assess whetheroffspring produced at different food levels areoptimal in size for these food levels. Optimaloffspring… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1003184214186


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@article{Boersma2004OffspringSI, title={Offspring size in Daphnia: does it pay to be overweight?}, author={Maarten Boersma}, journal={Hydrobiologia}, year={2004}, volume={360}, pages={79-88} }