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Effect of temperature and photoperiod on the growth of the embryonic dogfish, Scyliorhinus canicula
Article first published online: 1 APR 2005
Journal of Fish Biology
Volume 49, Issue 4, pages 739–742, October 1996
How to Cite
Thomason, J. C., Conn, W., Le Comte, E. and Davenport, J. (1996), Effect of temperature and photoperiod on the growth of the embryonic dogfish, Scyliorhinus canicula. Journal of Fish Biology, 49: 739–742. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.1996.tb00071.x
- Issue published online: 1 APR 2005
- Article first published online: 1 APR 2005
- (Received 9 March 1996, Accepted 10 April 1996)
Photoperiod has no effect on the growth of embryonic dogfish. Conversely, developmental rates are highly susceptible to temperature variation. Embryos maintained at 16°C grew faster and ecloded earlier than those maintained at 10°C. Increased temperature had no effect on size at eclosion.