Responses of the endangered limpet Patella ferruginea to reintroduction under different environmental conditions: survival, growth rates and life‐history

@article{Espinosa2008ResponsesOT,
  title={Responses of the endangered limpet Patella ferruginea to reintroduction under different environmental conditions: survival, growth rates and life‐history},
  author={Free Espinosa and A. R. Gonz{\'a}lez and Manuel J Maestre and Darren A. Fa and Jos{\'e} Manuel Guerra-Garc{\'i}a and J.C. Garc{\'i}a-G{\'o}mez},
  journal={Italian Journal of Zoology},
  year={2008},
  volume={75},
  pages={371 - 384}
}
The mollusc Patella ferruginea, endemic to the Mediterranean, is the most endangered marine species of the list of the European Council Directive 92/43/EEC and it is presently under serious risk of extinction. Survival, growth rates and life‐history of this species were studied for the first time in this species. A total of 570 specimens (420 introduced in a new habitat and 150 as control) were marked and monitored over a three‐year period. Growth rates observed were mainly related to the… 
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