Biennial reproductive cycle in an extensive matrotrophic viviparous batoid: the sandyback stingaree Urolophus bucculentus from south-eastern Australia
FI Trinnie, TI Walker, PL Jones, LJ Laurenson
Journal of Fish Biology | WILEY | Published : 2012
Awarded by Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)
Professional fishers and technical staff, students and volunteers at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Queenscliff and Victorian Marine Science Consortium are acknowledged for collection of specimens; A. Gason for providing advice on statistical analyses and management of data and K. Giri of DPI for statistical analysis of the male reproductive cycle, C. Huveneers and an anonymous referee for constructive comments on the manuscript. This project was funded by the Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation grant (FRDC 2002/003) and a Deakin University PhD scholarship.