ERIC Number: EJ663455
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Sexual Contests in Aquatic Crustaceans: What's Physiology Got To Do with It?
Keogh, Daniel P.; Sparkes, Timothy C.
American Biology Teacher, v65 n1 p47-52 Jan 2003
Describes a science laboratory on reproductive behavior and studies the dynamics in Lirceus, an aquatic crustacean of which the females evaluate the males' quality through mating contests. Explains collecting isopods and developing colonies in the lab environment. Investigates food deprivation, locomotor activity, and behavioral trials to manipulate male energy reserves. (YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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