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Age and Growth of the Neptunea (Barbitonia) arthritica cumingii in the West Sea of Korea
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  • Journal title : The Korean Journal of Malacology
  • Volume 30, Issue 1,  2014, pp.25-32
  • Publisher : The Malacological Society of Korea
  • DOI : 10.9710/kjm.2014.30.1.25
 Title & Authors
Age and Growth of the Neptunea (Barbitonia) arthritica cumingii in the West Sea of Korea
An, Jung-Eun; Choi, Jong-Duk; Ryu, Dong-Ki;
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 Abstract
The age and growth of Neptunea (Barbitonia) arthritica cumingii sampled from the West Sea of Korea were determined from 1,062 operculums from October 2007 to September 2008. Age of Neptunea (Barbitonia) arthritica cumingii was determined from the rings on the operculum. The relationship between shell height (SH; mm) and shell width (SW; mm) was expressed by the following equation : SW = 0.5757 SH + 0.222 ( = 0.8723), and shell height (SH; mm) and total weight (TW; g) was highly correlated by the equation : TW = 0.0002 ( = 0.9121). The main spawning periods was estimated June to July through fatness index analysis. The relationship between shell height and ring radius of operculum in each ring group was expressed as a regression line. Therefore, there is a correspondence in each ring formation. Based on the monthly variations in the marginal index (MI) of the operculum, it is assumed that the ring of this species was formed once a year during the period of July to August. Growth curves for shell height (SH) and total weight (TW) fitted to the von Bertalanffy's equation were expressed as follows :
 Keywords
Neptunea (Barbitonia) arthritica cumingii;Age and growth;Operculum;
 Language
Korean
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