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Individual Culturing of Tigriopus Copepods and Quantitative Analysis of Their Mate-guarding Behavior
 

Individual Culturing of Tigriopus Copepods and Quantitative Analysis of Their Mate-guarding Behavior

Article doi: 10.3791/58378
September 26th, 2018

Summary September 26th, 2018

Mate-guarding behavior plays an important role in reproduction of intertidal copepods of the genus Tigriopus. However, methods for studying this behavior have not been well described. Here we describe methods for: 1) individual culture of virgin Tigriopus animals, and 2) quantitative analysis of their mate-guarding behavior.

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