• Aerial respiration ofCerithidea (Cerithideopsilla) cingulata (Gmelin) andCerithium coralium Kiener in relation to body weight

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      Aerial respiration; cerithiids; aquatic respiration; body size; Cerithidea cingulata ; Cerithium coralium

    • Abstract


      An exponential increase in oxygen consumption was observed with increase in size ofCerithidea cingulata andCerithium coralium at 25°C. Theb and (b-1 ) values were calculated for both. The aerial regression values were compared with aquatic values.

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      Y Prabhakara Rao1 D G V Prasada Rao1

      1. Department of Zoology, Andhra University, Waltair - 530 003, India
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