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International study on Artemia: 14. Growth and survival of Artemia larvae of different geographical origin in a standard culture test
Vanhaecke, P.; Sorgeloos, P. (1980). International study on Artemia: 14. Growth and survival of Artemia larvae of different geographical origin in a standard culture test. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 3: 303-307
In: Marine Ecology Progress Series. Inter-Research: Oldendorf. ISSN 0171-8630, more
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  • Vanhaecke, P.; Sorgeloos, P. (1981). International study on Artemia: 14. Growth and survival of Artemia larvae of different geographical origin in a standard culture test, in: (1981). IZWO Coll. Rep. 11(1981). IZWO Collected Reprints, 11: pp. chapter 24, more

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Keywords
    Aquaculture; Growth; Larvae; Survival; Artemia Leach, 1819 [WoRMS]; Marine

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  • Vanhaecke, P., more
  • Sorgeloos, P., more

Abstract
    For characterization of strains of the brine shrimp Artemia of different geographical origin, a standard culture test has been developed in order to compare statistically growth and survival of larvae of different strains. 25 geographical strains have been studied so far -including, for 3 strains, analyses of cysts harvested at different times. Important differences in rates of growth and survival were observed between strains but not among batches of the same strain. Best performances were noted for strains from Bahia Salinas (Puerto Rico), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Chaplin Lake (Canada), Great Salt Lake (Utah, USA), Galera Zamba and Manaure (Colombia).

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