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Article Title

Establishment of Non-Breeding Population of Mercierella enigmatica (Annelida: Polychaeta) Upstream from a Breeding Population

Authors

Dale Straughan

Volume

69

Issue

3-4

First Page

169

Last Page

175

Abstract

Salinity studies revealed that Mercierella were surviving at salinities too low for the species to breed. The use of a pollutant as a marker, showed that normal water currents can disperse larvae upriver from a breeding population to form a non-breeding population.