Size and age at onset of sexual maturity of female Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus L. (Crustacea: Nephropidae) in the Strait of Sicily (Central Mediterranean Sea)

@inproceedings{Bianchini1998SizeAA,
  title={Size and age at onset of sexual maturity of female Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus L. (Crustacea: Nephropidae) in the Strait of Sicily (Central Mediterranean Sea)},
  author={Marco L. Bianchini and Lucio Di Stefano and Sergio Ragonese},
  year={1998}
}
The Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus, is a benthic burrowing decapod crustacean that inhabits muddy bottoms on the continental shelves and slopes of the North-Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Highly regarded and prized as a delicacy, it is a sought-after species for the world trawl fisheries which land thousands of tons (Saila and Marchessault, 1980), valued at several hundred million of dollars per year. Its scientific and economic importance has resulted in a large amount of studies… CONTINUE READING

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