Reproduction of the sea urchin Loxechinus albus across a bathymetric gradient in the Chilean Inland Sea

  title={Reproduction of the sea urchin Loxechinus albus across a bathymetric gradient in the Chilean Inland Sea},
  author={C Molinet and Carlos A. Moreno and Edwin J. Niklitschek and Manira Matamala and M{\'o}nica Neculman and Alejandra Ar{\'e}valo and Jos{\'e} Codjambassis and Patricio A. D{\'i}az and Manuel D{\'i}az},
  journal={Revista De Biologia Marina Y Oceanografia},
La distribucion batimetrica reportada para erizos de interes comercial va desde el intermareal hasta cientos de metros, aunque estudios reportados a profundidades mayores que 25 m son escasos. Se espera que erizos que habitan sitios someros tengan acceso a mas alimento y desplegar un mayor desarrollo gonadico que aquellos erizos de habitat mas profundos. Los erizos en habitat profundo pueden jugar un rol importante para mejorar la resiliencia de las poblaciones explotadas ubicadas en habitat… 

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