Esfuerzo reproductivo en moluscos: una revisión

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Velasco, L. A. (2013). Esfuerzo reproductivo en moluscos: una revisión. Intropica, 8(1), 87–97. Recuperado a partir de


Se llevó a cabo un análisis de cada uno de los índices que se han propuesto para estimar el esfuerzo reproductivo de moluscos con el fin de aclarar su pertinencia y determinación tanto conceptual como operativa. Adicionalmente, se hizo una síntesis de los diversos factores que afectan el esfuerzo reproductivo de los moluscos así como a las diferentes estrategias de partición de la energía asimilada. Finalmente, se examina la utilidad de la determinación del esfuerzo reproductivo de moluscos en los campos de ecología y fisiología aplicada.



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Molluscs, reproductive effort, energetic physiology, scope for growth, physiological indexes Moluscos, esfuerzo reproductivo, fisiología energética, crecimiento potencial, índices fisiológicos.


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