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Title: The growth of Mytilus edulis from Carlingford Lough
Authors: Wilson, J H
Keywords: Mytilus edulis L.
Issue Date: 1977
Publisher: Department of Fisheries
Citation: Wilson, J. H., "The growth of Mytilus edulis from CarIingford Lough", Irish Fisheries Investigations Series B, Department of Fisheries 1977
Series/Report no.: Irish Fisheries Investigations Series B;17
Abstract: The growth of Mytilus edulis at five stations in Carlingford Lough and two in Belfast Lough was calculated from annually produced growth rings. These rings were shown to be annual from measurements of the seasonal growth of marked animals on the shore. Shell tissue ratios were found to vary from station to station. Variations in growth are discussed in relation to sea temperatures, breeding cycles, salinity, pollution and level on the shore.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10793/145
ISSN: 0578-7467
Appears in Collections:Irish Fisheries Investigations Series B - Marine

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