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Ingestion size of food microalgae of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas larvae
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  • Journal title : The Korean Journal of Malacology
  • Volume 27, Issue 4,  2011, pp.307-315
  • Publisher : The Malacological Society of Korea
  • DOI : 10.9710/kjm.2011.27.4.307
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Ingestion size of food microalgae of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas larvae
Hur, Young-Baek; Jeon, Chang-Young; Cho, Kee-Chae; Hur, Sung-Bum;
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Digestibility index of 12 phytoplankton species were invested during the larval development sizes. Ingestible size of phytoplankton varied depending on larval sizes: Isochrysis galbana, I. aff. galbana, Pavlova lutheri, Chlorella ellipsoidea, Nannochloris oculata was ingested 94.2-99.7% all larval sizes. Cheatoceros calcitrans, C. gracilis and C. simplex could ingest over 90.0% after umbo stage (mean shell length ). Phaeodactylum triconutum, Dunaliella tertiolecta and Tetraselmis tetrathele could not ingested D-shaped larvae (shell length ) but ingested 97.3-99.7%, 43.3-99.3%, 48.5-99.3% after then larval stages, respectively. But Thalassiosira weissflogii was ingested 1.0-1.7% only at full grown stage. Over 50.0% ingestion cell size was D-shape stage larvae with smaller than mean in shell length could ingest phytoplankton with in both major and minor axis and up to in minor axis basis for larger than mean in shell length, respectively. At all larval stages, phytoplankton with larger than in both major and minor axis could not be ingested.
Ingestion size;Epifluorescence microscopy;oyster;Crassostrea gigas;microalgae;larval development;
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