Reproductive variation between two populations of Sternotherus odoratus in the same geographic area.

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  • There was considerable variation between 2 populations of musk turtle in Jefferson County, Alabama, in the timing of reproduction and number of clutches. Temperature appears to play an important part in timing of the reproductive cycle, but food availability, dietary differences, population size and predation may also provide reasons for the contrasts. -P.J.Jarvis
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  • McPherson RJ; Marion KR
  • Start Page

  • 181
  • End Page

  • 184
  • Volume

  • 17
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  • 2