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  • Tessier, A., L. Henry, C. Goulden. 1983. Starvation in Daphnia: energy reserves and reproductive allocation. Limnology and Oceanography, 28/4: 667-676.
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  • Young, S. 1974. Directional differences in the colour sensitivity of Daphnia magna. Journal of Experimental Biology, 61: 261-267. Accessed February 08, 2013 at


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