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The wide range of sizes of sexually mature prawn populations and particularly of the males is very typical of Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) and a major obstacle to increased profitability of prawn culture. Prawn size variation reflects a complex population structure composed of three major...

Author(s)
Karplus, I.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 2005, 36, 3, pp 238-254
Abstract

The red patch located on the propodus of Cherax quadricarinatus males is a sexually dimorphic structure. This patch presents an enigma because it is soft and uncalcified, consisting of a thin red to whitish-orange membrane. It presents an impairment of the fighting capability of the males, which,...

Author(s)
Karplus, I.; Sagi, A.; Khalaila, I.; Barki, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Zoology, 2003, 259, 4, pp 375-379