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International study on Artemia : 59. Artemia tibetiana: preliminary characterization of a new Artemia species found in Tibet (People's Republic of China)
Abatzopoulos, T.J.; Zhang, B.; Sorgeloos, P. (1998). International study on Artemia : 59. Artemia tibetiana: preliminary characterization of a new Artemia species found in Tibet (People's Republic of China). Int. J. Salt Lake Res. 7: 41-44
In: International journal of salt lake research: Dordrecht. ISSN 1037-0544, more
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  • Abatzopoulos, T.J.; Zhang, B.; Sorgeloos, P. (1998). International study on Artemia : 59. Artemia tibetiana: preliminary characterization of a new Artemia species found in Tibet (People's Republic of China), in: (1998). IZWO Coll. Rep. 28(1998). IZWO Collected Reprints, 28: pp. chapter 1, more

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Keywords
    Animal morphology; Biochemistry; New species; Salt lakes; Shrimp culture; Taxonomy; Artemia tibetiana Abatzopoulos, Zhang & Sorgeloos, 1998 [WoRMS]; Tibetan Plate; Brackish water

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  • Abatzopoulos, T.J.
  • Zhang, B.
  • Sorgeloos, P., more

Abstract
    In this study, we report on the existence of a new bisexual Artemia species, found in the high plateaus of Tibet (P.R. China). Different disciplines have been used to characterize this new population: biometrics of cysts and nauplii, morphometry of adults, cytogenetics, allozyme and DNA analyses and cross-breeding/fertility tests with known Artemia species. The results obtained justify that Artemia from Tibet is a new species with the proposed name Artemia tibetiana.

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