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Determining the age of individual Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1837) copepodids by measuring stored lipid volume; Proof of principle

Citation
Cook PF, McBeath SJ, Bricknell IR & Bron J (2010) Determining the age of individual Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1837) copepodids by measuring stored lipid volume; Proof of principle. Journal of Microscopy, 240 (1), pp. 83-86. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2818.2010.03417.x

Abstract
Confocal microscopy has facilitated measurement of stained lipid volume in Lepeophtheirus salmonis copepodid larvae. Quantity of lipid, location and morphology of vesicles may allow an estimate of age and viability.

Keywords
Confocal microscopy; copepodid; Lepeophtheirus salmonis; lipid

Journal
Journal of Microscopy: Volume 240, Issue 1

StatusPublished
Author(s)Cook, Paul F; McBeath, Sonia J; Bricknell, Ian R; Bron, James
Publication date31/10/2010
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/18562
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
ISSN0022-2720
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