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The soft red patch of the Australian freshwater crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens)): A review and prospects for future research
Year:
2003
Source of publication :
Journal of Zoology
Authors :
ברקי, אסף
;
.
קרפלוס, אילן
;
.
Volume :
259
Co-Authors:
Karplus, I., Department of Aquaculture, Institute of Animal Science, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel
Sagi, A., Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, P.O. Box 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel
Khalaila, I., Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, P.O. Box 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel
Barki, A., Department of Aquaculture, Institute of Animal Science, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel
Facilitators :
From page:
375
To page:
379
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Total pages:
5
)
Abstract:
The red patch located on the propodus of Cherax quadricarinatus males is a sexually dimorphic structure. This patch presents an enigma because it is soft and uncalcified, consisting of a thin red to whitish-orange membrane. It presents an impairment of the fighting capability of the males, which, like many other clawed crustaceans, use these appendages in intra- and interspecific aggressive interactions. Present knowledge on patch structure and colour, development and their endocrine control by the androgenic gland is reviewed. The function of the red patch as a possible sensory organ or social signal is discussed. The red patch may transmit information concerning the gender, size and quality of its owner. Several hypotheses concerning the signal function of the patch are suggested and evaluated in the light of our present knowledge of the social behaviour of C. quadicarinatus.
Note:
Related Files :
Androgenic gland
Astacoidea
Crayfish
freshwater
Mustelinae
Red patch
social behavior
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DOI :
10.1017/S0952836902003369
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סקופוס
Publication Type:
סקירה
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Language:
אנגלית
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24857
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Karplus, I., Department of Aquaculture, Institute of Animal Science, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel
Sagi, A., Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, P.O. Box 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel
Khalaila, I., Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, P.O. Box 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel
Barki, A., Department of Aquaculture, Institute of Animal Science, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel
The soft red patch of the Australian freshwater crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens)): A review and prospects for future research
The red patch located on the propodus of Cherax quadricarinatus males is a sexually dimorphic structure. This patch presents an enigma because it is soft and uncalcified, consisting of a thin red to whitish-orange membrane. It presents an impairment of the fighting capability of the males, which, like many other clawed crustaceans, use these appendages in intra- and interspecific aggressive interactions. Present knowledge on patch structure and colour, development and their endocrine control by the androgenic gland is reviewed. The function of the red patch as a possible sensory organ or social signal is discussed. The red patch may transmit information concerning the gender, size and quality of its owner. Several hypotheses concerning the signal function of the patch are suggested and evaluated in the light of our present knowledge of the social behaviour of C. quadicarinatus.
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