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Determining the sex of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba using carapace measurements

Reid, Keith; Measures, Jonathon. 1998 Determining the sex of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba using carapace measurements. Polar Biology, 19 (2). 145-147. 10.1007/s003000050226

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Abstract/Summary

A discriminant function using simple carapace measurements corretly determined the sex of 87% of male and 89% of female Antarctic krill Euphausia superba. This facilitated the use of sex-specific regression models which increased the accuracy of total length estimates

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1007/s003000050226
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Pre 2000 programme
ISSN: 0722-4060
Date made live: 17 Dec 2013 10:01 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/504289

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