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Título: Acoustic tag retention of the Mediterranean slipper lobster Scyllarides latus (Latreille, 1802) in the Azores
Autor: Schmiing, Mara
Afonso, Pedro
Palavras-chave: Scyllarides latus (Latreille, 1802)
Comportamento
Telemetria Acústica
Açores
Behaviour
Acoustic Telemetry
Azores
Data: 2009
Editora: Universidade dos Açores
Citação: "ARQUIPÉLAGO. Ciências Biológicas e Marinhas". ISSN 0873-4704. Nº 26 (2009): 37-43
Relatório da Série N.º: Ciências Biológicas e Marinhas = Life and Marine Sciences;26
Resumo: Moulting, growth and retention of externally attached acoustic tags were studied in ten Mediterranean slipper lobsters, Scyllarides latus (Latreille, 1802). Animals were kept in a cage at 20 m depth in Faial Island, Azores, over a period of nine months. No negative effects of tag attachment on moult or behaviour were detected, but a negative effect on growth cannot be excluded. Moulting was correlated with ambient water temperature and resulted in an increase of approximately 7% in mean size and 17% in mean weight. The results demonstrate that the use of externally attached acoustic transmitters in this species is adequate for medium-term movement studies but not for longer-term annual studies, due to the rate of molting.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/447
ISSN: 0873-4704
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