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A note on the life-span of r-strategists
Heip, C.H.R. (1975). A note on the life-span of r-strategists, in: IZWO Coll. Rep. 5(1975). IZWO Collected Reprints, 5: pp. chapter 11
In: (1975). IZWO Coll. Rep. 5(1975). IZWO Collected Reprints, 5[s.n.][s.l.], more
In: IZWO Collected Reprints. Instituut voor Zeewetenschappelijk Onderzoek: Bredene. ISSN 0772-1250, more

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  • Heip, C.H.R. (1974). A note on the life-span of r-strategists. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 42: 117-120, more

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Keywords
    Longevity; Marine

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  • Heip, C.H.R., more

Abstract
    The idea is presented that the short life-span of r-strategists may in some cases be an adaptation to avoid predation. Evidence supporting this hypothesis is presented by examination of predation of the polyp Protohydra leuckarti on harpacticoid copepods.

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