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Laboratory generation of new parthenogenetic lineages supports contagious parthenogenesis in Artemia (2014)
Journal Article
Maccari, M., Amat, F., Hontoria, F., & Gómez, A. (2014). Laboratory generation of new parthenogenetic lineages supports contagious parthenogenesis in Artemia. PeerJ, 2014(1), https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.439

Contagious parthenogenesis-a process involving rare functional males produced by a parthenogenetic lineage which mate with coexisting sexual females resulting in fertile parthenogenetic offspring-is one of the most striking mechanisms responsible for... Read More

Colonization and dispersal patterns of the invasive American brine shrimp Artemia franciscana (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) in the Mediterranean region (2013)
Journal Article
Muñoz, J., Gómez, A., Figuerola, J., Amat, F., Rico, C., & Green, A. J. (2014). Colonization and dispersal patterns of the invasive American brine shrimp Artemia franciscana (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) in the Mediterranean region. Hydrobiologia, 726(1), 25-41. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-013-1748-6

Cysts of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana are harvested from the Great Salt Lake (GSL) and San Francisco Bay (SFB) saltworks in the USA, and marketed worldwide to provide live food for aquaculture. This species has become invasive across several... Read More