Influence of environmental stress on age- and size-at-maturity: genetic and plastic responses of coastal marsh fishes to changing salinities
Abstract:As sea levels rise, salt water will intrude into freshwater coastal habitats with greater frequency and stress resident organisms inducing physiological trade-offs that influence life history tactics. Western mosquitofish (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504, USA.
Publication date: December 23, 2011
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