Journal of Ethology

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 75–79 | Cite as

Individual differences in growth and access to food in the freshwater snail,Physa acuta

  • Masakado Kawata
  • Motoharu Inaba
Short Communication

Keywords

Individual Difference Animal Ecology Freshwater Snail 

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© Japan Ethological Society 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masakado Kawata
    • 1
  • Motoharu Inaba
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biology, Faculty of EducationShizuoka UniversityShizuokaJapan

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