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Self-thinning in some mussel populations (Mytilus edulis)
Su, M. (1991). Self-thinning in some mussel populations (Mytilus edulis). MSc Thesis. VUB: Brussel. 67 pp.

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  • VLIZ: Archive VLIZ ARCHIVE A.THES14 [17445]
  • VLIZ: Non-open access 228379
Document type: Dissertation

Keyword
    Marine

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  • Su, M.

Abstract
    Thinning exponents for two intertidal mussel populations (Mytilus edulis) from Oostende and Vianen are estimated. Both statistically and biologically acceptable relationship log Median DW - log N is proposed for self-thinning analysis. Differential growth patterns in younger and older age-classes of studied Mytilus populations are investigated. Asymmetric competition followed by natural mortality is observed.

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