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Evidence of sexual maturation in young adult shiner perch, Cymatogaster aggregata Gibbons (Perciformes, Embiotocidae). American Museum novitates ; no. 2479

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dc.contributor.author Shaw, Evelyn S. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T16:34:16Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T16:34:16Z
dc.date.issued 1971 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/2687
dc.description 10 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 9-10). en_US
dc.description.abstract "Examination of Cymatogaster aggregata collected in Bodega Bay, California revealed that many young males, 5.0 to 6.0 cm. in length, become sexually mature during the first summer after birth and that females, 4.0 to 5.0 cm. in length, receive spermatozoa that can be found in their ovaries. he males are not sexually mature at birth. Fertilization in the adults occurs during the summer; all females in the collection made in late October were found to harbor spermatozoa in their ovaries. The implications of these findings are discussd"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2479 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.2479, 1971 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Shiner perch -- Development. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Shiner perch -- Growth. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Shiner perch -- Reproduction. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cymatogaster -- Development. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cymatogaster -- Growth. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cymatogaster -- Reproduction. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fishes -- California -- Bodega Bay -- Development. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fishes -- California -- Bodega Bay -- Growth. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fishes -- California -- Bodega Bay -- Reproduction. en_US
dc.title Evidence of sexual maturation in young adult shiner perch, Cymatogaster aggregata Gibbons (Perciformes, Embiotocidae). American Museum novitates ; no. 2479 en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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