Reproductive effort and growth in the prosobranch snail, Viviparus ater

@article{Gebhardt1987ReproductiveEA,
  title={Reproductive effort and growth in the prosobranch snail, Viviparus ater},
  author={Martin Gebhardt and Georg Ribi},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1987},
  volume={74},
  pages={209-214}
}
We compared two populations of Viviparus ater from Lake Zürich and Lake Maggiore with respect to the reproductive investment of individual females throughout their lives. Based on field observations of the bumber and size of offspring and from measurements of the differences between growth rings on the shells we constructed a probabilistic model for the… CONTINUE READING