Seasonal variation in the gametogenic ecology of the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki

@article{Tyler2003SeasonalVI,
  title={Seasonal variation in the gametogenic ecology of the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki},
  author={Paul A. Tyler and Shauna Reeves and Lloyd Samuel Peck and A. P. Clarke and Dawn K. Powell},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={26},
  pages={727-733}
}
Quasi-monthly samples of the Antarctic pectinid bivalve Adamussium colbecki were examined to determine the gametogenic pattern and periodicity. Both female and male gametogenic patterns show a very distinct seasonal development, with the initiation of gametogenesis in October and spawning in late September and early October of the following year. The… CONTINUE READING