MORPHOTYPIC DIFFERENTIATION OF MALES OF THE FRESH-WATER PRAWN MACROBRACHI UM ROSENBERGII: CHANGES IN THE MIDGUT GLANDS AND... Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Abstract Adult males of the fresh-water prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii in a single-age population can be categorized into three morphotypes. Each morphotype represents a different stage in the development of the adult males from small males (SM) through orange- claw (OC) males to blueclaw (BC) males (Cohen et al., 1981; Ra'anan, 1982). All males are capable of developing through all of the above stages, but individual males largely differ in the rate in which they transform from one morphotype to another. It was observed that SM …

publication date

  • January 1, 1988