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Hydrobiologia

, 133:45 | Cite as

Biologie de Gammarus laticoxalis laticoxalis dans une rivière du Liban

  • N. J. Alouf
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Abstract

The biology of a population of Gammarus laticoxalis laticoxalis living in a perennial, relatively constant temperature river in Lebanon is studied. Life cycle, fecundity, sex-ratio, body length and demography were followed for almost two years. The reproductive cycle shows no resting period with fecundity being highest during the rainy season as compared to dry summer months.

Keywords

Lebanon Gammarus life cycle fecundity sex-ratio river 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. J. Alouf
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculté des Sciences, section IUniversité LibanaiseHadath-BeyrouthLiban

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