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Food Availability and Egg Production: A Field Experiment with Hippa pacifica Dana (Decapoda; Hippidae)
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The effect of augmented diet on egg production for Hippa pacifica was tested in the crab's natural habitat, the sandy beaches at Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands. Crabs on a treatment beach were fed cubed shark meat for 18 days. After treatment, the percentage of ovigerous female H. pacifica had nearly doubled, while a nearby control beach did not change significantly.
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Fusaro, Craig
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Publisher :  University of Hawaii Press     Type :  Article, Text     Format :  -    
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2008-04-25, 2008-04-25, 1978-01
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