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Biol Open (2022) 11 (4): bio059183.
Published: 7 April 2022
... is causal in this requires experimental approaches. We tested whether experimental exposure to chronic traffic noise affected parental behaviour and reproductive success in zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ). In a counterbalanced repeated-measures design, breeding pairs were exposed to continuous...
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Biol Open (2020) 9 (11): bio056846.
Published: 6 November 2020
...Lelei Wen; Zengtao Zhang; Shichang Zhang; Fengxiang Liu; Xiaoguo Jiao; Daiqin Li ABSTRACT Prey vary dramatically in quality, and maternal diet is generally assumed to substantially influence offspring survivorship, growth, and reproduction in spiders. Numerous studies that have tested...
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Biol Open (2019) 8 (7): bio039461.
Published: 25 July 2019
... affects the morphology of brown trout, Salmo trutta L. spermatozoa. The fertilising ability of spermatozoa is commonly attributed to their morphological dimensions, thus implying direct impacts on the reproductive success of the male producing the cells. We show that absolute lengths of spermatozoa...
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Biol Open (2019) 8 (3): bio037994.
Published: 27 March 2019
...Leon Green; Charlotta Kvarnemo ABSTRACT Sperm performance is often tightly linked to male reproductive success. In many demersal gobiid fishes, the male attaches sperm embedded in a mucus produced by sperm-duct glands to the nest substrate before spawning takes place. Sperm are activated...
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Biol Open (2018) 7 (6): bio032888.
Published: 25 June 2018
...Geng Qin; Cara Johnson; Yuan Zhang; Huixian Zhang; Jianping Yin; Glen Miller; Ralph G. Turingan; Eric Guisbert; Qiang Lin ABSTRACT Inshore-offshore migration occurs frequently in seahorse species, either because of prey opportunities or because they are driven by reproduction, and variations...
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Biol Open (2016) 5 (9): 1211–1215.
Published: 15 September 2016
...Keiichi Sato; Masaru Nakamura; Taketeru Tomita; Minoru Toda; Kei Miyamoto; Ryo Nozu ABSTRACT The great white shark ( Carcharodon carcharias ) exhibits viviparous and oophagous reproduction. A 4950 mm total length (TL) gravid female accidentally caught by fishermen in the Okinawa Prefecture...
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Biol Open (2016) 5 (4): 529–534.
Published: 23 March 2016
.... Worms show comparable rates of growth, reproduction and lifespan when bacterial colonies in the 3D matrix are abundant. However, when bacteria are sparse, growth and brood size fail to reach levels observed in standard 2D plates. Using NGT-3D we observe drastic deficits in fertility in a sensory mutant...
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Biol Open (2015) 4 (2): 212–223.
Published: 23 January 2015
... 25 11 2014 © 2015. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 ), which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any...
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Biol Open (2012) 1 (12): 1185–1191.
Published: 24 September 2012
...) to examine the relationship between standard metabolic rate (SMR) and reproductive performance (number of offspring and gestation duration). We show that SMR is negatively associated with female gestation duration. Age at mating is negatively associated with gestation duration for females, and mass...