RIM18(7): A visual guideline for the determination of imposex in Nassarius reticulatus and Nassarius nitidus

Author / Editor: Nagore Cuevas, Joana Larreta, José Germán Rodríguez and Izaskun Zorita (AZTI-Tecnalia)

Year: 2011

Content:  Imposex assessment (imposition of male characters in female dioecious gastropods due to organotin compounds) in two gastropod species, Nassarius reticulatus and Nassarius nitidus, is detailed by a visual guideline. The information that appears in different sections is accompanied by photographs, diagrams and data summary reports with the aim of solving the doubts that can arise in the process of imposex evaluation. Additionally, this guideline also reviews alternative imposex classification indices currently in use


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