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The luminous ophiuroid Amphipholis squamata as a model for studying microevolutive process: genetial, physiological, morphological, demographical and behavioural studies.

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French title: L'ophiure lumineuse, Amphipholis squamata comme modèle d'étude des mécanismes microévolutifs: études génétique, physiologique, morphologique, démographique et comportementale.
Period: October 1998
Status: In Progress

Thesaurus terms: Bioluminescence; Speciation; Speciation; Variability

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Abstract:
Variability is investigated at different levels (genetial, physiological, morphological, demographical and behavioural) on the cosmopolitan ophiuroid Amphipholis squamata. This variabilité is correlated to predation pressures (biotic and abiotic) in order to understand the microevolution in marine biotope.

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