Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Life history of Tanais dulongii (Tanaidacea: Tanaidae) in an intertidal flat in the southwestern Atlantic

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Journal of Crustacean Biology

We studied the life history, reproductive biology and spatial distribution of Tanais dulongii on an intertidal flat near Mar del Plata, Argentina. The animals were obtained by systematic sampling in three intertidal zones (high, mid and low), from October 2008 to September 2009. The population density was low during most of spring and summer, increased during autumn and reached its maximum values at the end of this season (35 000 individuals/m2); a second, but lower, density peak occurred at the end of winter (15 000 individuals/m2). Male density remained below 1000 individuals/m2 during most of the year in the three zones, although in September it was higher than 1800 individuals/m2 in the high and mid intertidal zones. Female and juvenile density was below 5000 individuals/m2 in spring and summer, with little variation between areas, but it differed among areas during autumn and winter, when both groups reached their maximum densities (20 000-40 000 individuals/m2) in the low and mid intertidal zones. Ovigerous females were always present; their maximum occurred in spring and summer but earlier in the low and later in the high intertidal zone. Recruitment was higher in autumn and early winter. The sex ratio was strongly female biased (0.08 ± 0.01). Individual life time was estimated to be 8-9 months and females developed through more instars than males. This study suggests that the different environmental conditions that T. dulongii faced in the 3 intertidal zones caused an important effect on the population dynamics.

Affiliations: 1: Departamento de Biología e, Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (IIMyC), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Casilla de Correo 1245, 7600 Mar del Plata, Argentina

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x-00002094
Loading

Data & Media loading...

1. Adami M. L. 2008. "Efectos de la herbivoría de la lapa Siphonaria lessoniBlainville, 1824 (Gastropoda) sobre la comunidad asociada a Brachidontes rodriguezii(d’Orbigny, 1846) (Bivalvia)". Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Vol 10: 309- 317.
2. Agardh C. A. 1823. Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Vol Vol. 1. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana, pp.  399- 531.
3. Almeida M. V. O. 1994. Kalliapseudes schubartiMañé-Garzon, 1949 (Tanaidacea-Crustacea): dinâmica populacional e interações com a macrofauna bêntica no Saco do Limoeiro, Ilha do Mel (Paraná, Brasil). Master thesis, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, 79 pp.
4. Audouin V. 1826. "Explication sommaire des planches de crustaces de l’Egypte et de la Syrie, publiées par Jules-Cesar Savigny, membre de l’Inst.; offrant un exposé des caractères naturels des genres avec la disctinction des espèces. Description de l’Egypte". Histoire naturelle Vol 1: 77- 98.
5. Bas C. , Luppi T. , Spivak E. . 2005. "Population structure of the South American Estuarine crab, Chasmagnathus granulatus(Brachyura: Varunidae) near the southern limit of its geographical distribution: comparison with northern populations". Hydrobiologia Vol 537: 217- 228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10750-004-3075-4
6. Bertness M. D. 1999. The Ecology of Atlantic Shorelines. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts, 417 pp.
7. Borowsky B. 1983. "Reproductive behaviour of three tube building peracarid crustaceans the amphipod: Jassa falcataand Ampithoe rubricataand the tanaid Tanais cavolinii ". Marine Biology Vol 77: 257- 263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00395814
8. Bückle-Ramirez L. F. 1965. "Untersuchungen über die Biologie von Heterotanais oerstediKroyer (Crustacea, Tanaidacea)". Zeitschrift für Morphologie und Ökologie der Tiere Vol 55: 714- 782. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00406235
9. Drumm D. T. , Heard R. W. . 2007. "Redescription of Mesokalliapseudes crassus(Menzies, 1953) (Crustacea: Tanaidacea: Kalliapseudidae): the first record of a hermaphroditic kalliapseudid". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington Vol 120: 459- 468. http://dx.doi.org/10.2988/0006-324X(2007)120[459:ROMCMC]2.0.CO;2
10. Elías R. , Campodónico M. S. , Gravina M. C. , Vallarino E. A. . 2001. "Primer registro de Kalliapseudes schubartiMañe-Garzón, 1949 (Crustacea: Tanaidacea: Peracaridae) en aguas argentinas". Neotrópica Vol 47: 97- 99.
11. Ferreira W. L. S. , Bemvenuti C. , Rosa L. . 2005. "Effects of the shorebirds predation on the estuarine macrofauna of the Patos lagoon, south Brazil". Thalassas Vol 21: 77- 82.
12. Fonseca D. B. , D’Incao F. . 2003. "Growth and reproductive parameters of Kalliapseudes schubartiiin the estuarine region of Lagoa dos Patos (southern Brazil)". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom Vol 83: 931- 935. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315403008087h
13. Fonseca D. B. , D’Incao F. . 2006. "Mortality of Kalliapseudes schubartiiin unvegetated soft bottoms of the estuarine region of the Lagoa Dos Patos". Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology Vol 49: 257- 261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-89132006000300011
14. Hamers C. , Franke H. D. . 2000. "The postmarsupial development of Tanais dulongii(Audouin, 1826) (Crustacea, Tanaidacea) in laboratory culture". Sarsia Vol 85: 403- 410.
15. Highsmith R. C. 1983. "Sex reversal and fighting behaviour: coevolved phenomena in a tanaid crustacean". Ecology Vol 64: 719- 726. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1937194
16. Isla F. I. 2004. "Geología del sudeste de Buenos Aires", pp.  19- 28. In, Boschi E. E. , Cousseau M. B. (eds.), La vida entre mareas: vegetales y animales de las costas de Mar del Plata, Argentina. Publicaciones Especiales INIDEP, Mar del Plata.
17. Johnson S. B. , Attramadal Y. G. . 1982a. "Reproductive behavior and larval development of Tanais cavolini(Crustacea, Tanaidacea)". Marine Biology Vol 71: 11- 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00396987
18. Johnson S. B. , Attramadal Y. G. . 1982b. "A functional-morphological model of Tanais cavoliniiMilne-Edwards (Crustacea, Tanaidacea) adapted to a tubicolous life-strategy". Sarsia Vol 67: 29- 42.
19. Kneib R. T. 1992. "Population dynamics of the tanaid Hargeria rapax(Crustacea: Peracarida) in a tidal marsh". Marine Biology Vol 113: 437- 445. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00349169
20. Lang K. 1968. "Deep-sea Tanaidacea". Galathea Vol 9: 23- 209.
21. Leite F. P. P. , Turra A. , Souza E. C. F. . 2003. "Population biology and distribution of the tanaid Kalliapseudes schubartiMañé-Garzon, 1949, in an intertidal flat in southeastern Brazil". Brazilian Journal of Biology Vol 63: 469- 479. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1519-69842003000300013
22. Linnaeus C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis (edit. 10). Vol Vol. 1. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [Stockholm], 824 pp.
23. Mañé-Garzon F. 1949. "Un nuevo tanaidáceo ciego de Sud América, Kalliapseudes schubartii, nov. sp." Comunicaciones Zoológicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo Vol 3: 1- 6.
24. Masunari S. 1983. "Postmarsupial development and population dynamics of Leptochelia savignyi(Krøyer, 1842) (Tanaidacea)". Crustaceana Vol 44: 151- 162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854083X00776
25. Mayer M. A. 1985. Ecology of juvenile white shrimp, Penaeus setiferusLinnaeus, in the Salt Marsh Habitat. Master thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 62 pp.
26. McDonald P. D. , Pitcher T. J. . 1979. "Age groups from size-frequency data: a versatile and efficient method of analyzing distribution mixtures". Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada Vol 36: 987- 1001. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f79-137
27. Mendoza J. A. 1982. "Some aspects of the autecology of Leptochelia dubia(Krøyer, 1842) (Tanaidacea)". Crustaceana Vol 43: 225- 240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854082X00164
28. Messing C. G. 1983. "Postmarsupial development and growth of Pagurapseudes largoensisMcsweeny (Crustacea, Tanaidacea)". Journal of Crustacean Biology Vol 3: 380- 408. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1548140
29. Modlin R. F. , Harris P. A. . 1989. "Observations on the natural history and experiments on the reproductive strategy of Hargeria rapax(Tanaidacea)". Journal of Crustacean Biology Vol 9: 578- 586. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1548589
30. Nagelkerken I. , van der Velde G. . 2004. "Relative importance of interlinked mangroves and seagrass beds as feeding habitats for juvenile reef fish on a Caribbean island". Marine Ecology Progress Series Vol 274: 153- 159. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps274153
31. Obenat S. 2002. Estudios ecológicos de Ficopomatus enigmaticus(Polychaeta: Serpulidae) en la laguna Mar Chiquita, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ph.D. Thesis, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina.
32. Obenat S. , Spivak E. , Garrido L. . 2006. "Life history and reproductive biology of the invasive amphipod Melita palmata(Amphipoda: Melitidae) in the Mar Chiquita coastal lagoon, Argentina". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom Vol 86: 1381- 1387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002531540601441X
33. Orensanz J. M. , Schwindt E. , Pastorino G. , Bortolus A. , Casas G. , Darrigran G. , Elías R. , Gappa J. J. L. , Obenat S. , Pascual M. , Penchaszadeh P. , Piriz M. L. , Scarabino F. , Spivak E. , Vallarino E. A. . 2002. "No longer the pristine confines of the world ocean: a survey of exotic marine species in the southwestern Atlantic". Biological Invasions Vol 4: 115- 143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1020596916153
34. Pauly D. , David N. . 1981. "ELEFAN I, a basic program for the objective extraction of growth parameters from length- frequency data". Meeresforschung Vol 28: 205- 211.
35. Pennafirme S. , Soares-Gomes A. . 2009. "Population biology and reproduction of Kalliapseudes schubartiiMañé-Garzón, 1949 (Peracarida, Tanaidacea) in a tropical coastal lagoon, Itaipu, southeastern Brazil". Crustaceana Vol 82: 1509- 1526. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/001121609X12487811051589
36. Perez-Ruzafa A. , Sanz M. C. . 1993. "Tipificación de las poblaciones de dos especies de tanaidáceos del Mar Menor (Murcia, SE de España)". Publicaciones Especiales del Instituto Español de Oceanografía Vol 11: 159- 167.
37. Rosa L. C. , Bemvenuti C. E. . 2006. "Temporal variability of the estuarine macrofauna of the Patos Lagoon, Brazil". Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía Vol 41: 1- 9. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-19572006000100003
38. Schmidt A. , Siegel V. , Brandt A. . 2002. "Postembryonic development of Apseudes heroaeand Allotanais hirsutus(Tanaidacea, Crustacea) in Magellanic and Sub-Antarctic waters". Antarctic Science Vol 14: 201- 211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954102002000019
39. Stoner A. W. 1986. "Cohabitation on algal habitat islands by two hermaphroditic tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida)". Journal of Crustacean Biology Vol 6: 719- 728. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1548386
40. Toniollo V. , Masunari S. . 2007. "Postmarsupial development of Sinelobus stanfordi(Richardson, 1901) (Tanaidacea: Tanaidae)". Nauplius Vol 15: 15- 41.
41. Zar J. 1999. Biostatistical Analysis. Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 663 pp.
http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x-00002094
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x-00002094
2012-01-01
2016-12-07

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Journal of Crustacean Biology — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation