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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (13): jeb177188.
Published: 2 July 2018
... conveyed by evolution of large eggs. Egg extracellular matrix Egg size Target size Broadcast spawning Sperm chemotaxis Heliocidaris As the ocean is on a trajectory of increased acidification because of increased uptake of atmospheric CO 2 ( IPCC, 2014 ), there are major concerns...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (5): 787–795.
Published: 1 March 2017
... by neither male gonadal androgens nor female reproductive allocation, but instead is controlled by ovarian hormones. Egg size Estradiol Invariant clutch size Lizards Testosterone Unilateral ovariectomy Sexual size dimorphism (SSD) – the difference in body size between males and females...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (22): 3981–3987.
Published: 15 November 2014
.... Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Egg size Maternal effects Bet-hedging Size–number trade-off A central tenet of life history theory is that mothers face a trade-off between the number and size of offspring they produce. Thus mothers must balance the benefit of making larger...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (22): 3796–3801.
Published: 15 November 2010
... between thermal environments provides a direct way of assessing the adaptive significance of temperature-driven variation in egg size. Here, we examined the relationship between offspring size and performance at three temperatures for several important fitness components in the zebra fish, Danio rerio...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (11): 1859–1867.
Published: 1 June 2007
... volumes by 0.09±0.01 cm 3 (relative error 25.9%), and estimated clutch volumes that differed from actual volumes by 1.03±0.26 cm 3 (relative error 29.5%). We also monitored development in five lizard species and found that changes in follicle and egg size and degree of embryonic development can...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (11): 1657–1668.
Published: 1 June 2002
.... In Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae (ed. L. R. McEdward), pp. 49 -77. Boca Raton: CRC Press. Jantzen, T. M., de Nys, R. and Havenhand, J. N. ( 2001 ). Fertilization success and the effects of sperm chemoattractants on effective egg size in marine invertebrates. Mar. Biol. 138 , 1153 -1161...