Diferentes morfometricas por sexo de tres especies del genero opisthonema (Pisces: Clupeidae) de la costa del pacífico, Costa Rica

  • Rigoberto Víquez Escuela de Ciencias Biológicas, Área de Biología Pesquera, Universidad Nacional.
  • Jorge A. Rodríguez Escuela de Ciencias Biológicas, Área de Biología Pesquera, Universidad Nacional.
  • Jose A. Palacios Escuela de Ciencias Biológicas, Área de Biología Pesquera, Universidad Nacional.
  • Maurizio Protti Escuela de Ciencias Biológicas, Área de Biología Pesquera, Universidad Nacional.

Abstract

A biometric study conducted with the genus Opisthonema from the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica is presented. The research was done during 1985 and 1986. Three species: O. libertate, O.medirastre and O. bulleri, were sexually characterized using morphometric variables. Field date were used to elaborate a correlation matrix, and biometric indices were calculated as a function of total length. It was found that growh presented significant  differences between sexes and species.

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Published
1990-01-01
How to Cite
Víquez, R., Rodríguez, J., Palacios, J., & Protti, M. (1990). Diferentes morfometricas por sexo de tres especies del genero opisthonema (Pisces: Clupeidae) de la costa del pacífico, Costa Rica. Uniciencia, 7(1), 27-32. Retrieved from https://www.revistas.una.ac.cr/index.php/uniciencia/article/view/5876
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