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Title: Effects of culture conditions on larval growth and survival of stalked barnacles (Pollicipes pollicipes).
Authors: Franco, S.C.
Aldred, N.
Cruz, T.
Clare, A.S.
Keywords: larval development
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Aquaculture Research
Citation: Franco, S.C., Aldred N., Cruz T., Clare A.S., 2016. Effects of culture conditions on larval growth and survival of stalked barnacles (Pollicipes pollicipes). Aquaculture Research.: 1-14.
Abstract: Pollicipes pollicipes (Crustacea: Scalpelliformes) is a highly prized food in Portugal and Spain and con- sequently a species of considerable interest to aqua- culture. Surprisingly, however, larval culture conditions for this barnacle have not been opti- mized. This study investigated the effects of temper- ature, diet, photoperiod and salinity on the growth and survival of P. pollicipes larvae. Temperature had a significant effect on specific growth rate (2.6–5.9% total width per day, from 11 to 24°C), reducing mean development time to the cyprid from 25 days at 11 °C to 10 days at 24°C, although this was accompanied by a significant increase in mortality to over 90% above 22°C. Mid- range temperatures (15–20°C) maximized total survival (19–31% respectively). Algal diets of Tetra- selmis suecica, T. suecica/Skeletonema marinoi and S. marinoi/Isochrysis galbana did not affect specific growth rate significantly, but survival (on average 39% in 15 days) and the proportion of high-quality healthy cyprids was significantly higher on the lat- ter two diets (11–15% of initial number of larvae). Photoperiod did not significantly affect the survival, although specific growth rate was significantly higher at 24:0 and 16:8 L:D. Salinity (20– 40 g L 1 range) did not affect growth and survival significantly. The best growth and survival were accomplished using rearing temperatures of 15–20°C, daily feeding with T. suecica/S. marinoi or I. galbana/S. marinoi and a photoperiod of 24:0 L:D.
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