Free Access
Aquat. Living Resour.
Volume 23, Number 3, July-September 2010
Page(s) 247 - 254
Published online 24 December 2010
  • Alunno-Bruscia M., Petraitis P.S., Bourget E., Fréchette M., 2000, Body size-density relationships for Mytilus edulis in an experimental food-regulated situation. Oikos 90, 28-42. [CrossRef]
  • Bi H., 2004, Stochastic frontier analysis of a classic self-thinning experiment. Aust. Ecol. 29, 408-417. [CrossRef]
  • Bilodeau F., Lachance-Bernard M., Wilson J.R., Fréchette M., 2008, Étude de la rentabilité de la production de moules sur collecteur autogéré à Carleton, Québec. Report No. 282
  • Boyd A.J., Heasman K.G., 1998, Shellfish mariculture in the Benguela system: Water flow patterns within a mussel farm in Saldanha Bay, South Africa. J. Shellfish Res. 17, 25-32.
  • Brichette I., Reyero M.I., Garcia C., 2001, A genetic analysis of intraspecific competition for growth in mussel cultures. Aquaculture 192, 155-169. [CrossRef]
  • Burnham K.P., Anderson D.R., 2002, Model selection and multimodel inference: a practical information-theoretic approach, Vol. Springer-Verlag, New York.
  • Clarke M.R.B., 1980, The reduced major axis of a bivariate sample. Biometrika 67, 441-446. [CrossRef] [MathSciNet]
  • Commito J.A., Rusignuolo B.R., 2000, Structural complexity in mussel beds: the fractal geometry of surface topography. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 255, 133-152. [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  • Dolmer P., 2000, Feeding activity of mussels Mytilus edulis related to near-bed currents and phytoplankton biomass. J. Sea Res. 44, 221-231. [CrossRef]
  • Dolmer P., Stenalt E., 2010, The impact of adult blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) population on settling of conspecific larvae. Aquac. Internat. 18, 3-17. [CrossRef]
  • Drapeau A., Comeau L.A., Landry T., Stryhn H., Davidson J., 2006, Association between long-line design and mussel productivity in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Aquaculture 261, 879-889. [CrossRef]
  • Enquist B.J., Brown J.H., West G.B., 1998, Allometric scaling of plant energetics and population density. Nature 395, 163-165. [CrossRef]
  • Filgueira R., Peteiro L.G., Labarta U., Fernández-Reiriz M.J., 2008, The self-thinning rule applied to cultured populations in aggregate growth matrices. J. Molluscan Stud. 74, 415-418. [CrossRef]
  • Frandsen R.P., Dolmer P., 2002, Effects of substrate type on growth and mortality of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) exposed to the predator Carcinus maenas. Mar. Biol. 141, 253-262. [CrossRef]
  • Fréchette M., Alunno-Bruscia M., Dumais J.-F., Daigle G., Sirois R., 2005, Incompleteness and statistical uncertainty in competition/stocking experiments. Aquaculture 246, 209-225. [CrossRef]
  • Fréchette M., Bergeron P., Gagnon P., 1996, On the use of self-thinning relationships in stocking experiments. Aquaculture 145, 91-112. [CrossRef]
  • Fréchette M., Despland E., 1999, Impaired shell gaping and food depletion as mechanisms of asymmetric competition in mussels. Écoscience 6, 1-11.
  • Fréchette M., Gaudet M., Vigneau S., 2000, Estimating optimal population density for intermediate culture of scallops in spat collector bags. Aquaculture 183, 105-124. [CrossRef]
  • Fréchette M., Lefaivre D., 1990, Discriminating between food and space limitation in benthic suspension feeders using self-thinning relationships. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 65, 15-23. [CrossRef]
  • Fuentes J., Gregorio V., Giráldez R., Molares J., 2000, Within-raft variability of the growth rate of mussels, Mytilus galloprovincialis, cultivated in the Ría de Arousa (NW Spain). Aquaculture 189, 39-52. [CrossRef]
  • Guiñez R., 2005, A review of self-thinning in mussels. Rev. Biol. Mar. Oceanogr. 40, 1-6.
  • Guiñez R., Castilla J.C., 1999, A tridimensional self-thinning model for multilayered intertidal mussels. Am. Nat. 154, 341-357. [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  • Guiñez R., Castilla J.C., 2001, An allometric tridimensional model of self-thinning for a gregarious tunicate. Ecology 82, 2331-2341.
  • Guiñez R., Petraitis P.S., Castilla J.C., 2005, Layering, the effective density of mussels and mass-density boundary curves. Oikos 110, 186-190. [CrossRef]
  • Heasman K.G., Pitcher G.C., McQuaid C.D., Hecht T., 1998, Shellfish mariculture in the Benguela system: raft culture of Mytilus galloprovincialis and the effect of rope spacing on food extraction, growth rate, production, and condition of mussels. J. Shellfish Res. 17, 33-39.
  • Hughes R.N., Griffiths C.L., 1988, Self-thinning in barnacles and mussels: the geometry of packing. Am. Nat. 132, 484-491. [CrossRef]
  • Jørgensen C.B., Larsen P.S., Møhlenberg F., Riisgård H.U., 1988, The mussel pump: properties and modelling. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 45, 205-216. [CrossRef]
  • Keeley E.R., 2003, An experimental analysis of self-thinning in juvenile steelhead trout. Oikos 102, 543-550. [CrossRef]
  • Lachance-Bernard M., 2008, Relation biomasse-densité et phénomène d’autoréduction chez la moule bleue (Mytilus edulis) élevée sur collecteur autogéré. M.Sc., Université Laval.
  • Lachance-Bernard M., Himmelman J.H., Daigle G., Fréchette M., 2010, Biomass-density relationships and self-thinning of blue mussels (Mytilus spp.) reared on self-regulated long lines. Aquaculture 308, 34-43. [CrossRef]
  • Lauzon-Guay J.-S., Barbeau M., Watmough J., Hamilton D.J., 2006, A model for growth and survival of mussels, Mytilus edulis, reared in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 171-182.
  • Lauzon-Guay J.-S., Dionne M., Barbeau M., Hamilton D.J., 2005, Effects of seed size and density on growth, tissue-to-shell ratio and survival of cultivated mussels (Mytilus edulis) in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Aquaculture 250, 652-665. [CrossRef]
  • Lesser M.P., Shumway S.E., Cucci T., Smith J., 1992, Impact of fouling organisms on mussel rope culture: interspecific competition for food among suspension-feeding invertebrates. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 165, 91-102. [CrossRef]
  • Lonsdale W.M., 1990, The self-thinning rule: dead or alive? Ecology 71, 1373-1388. [CrossRef]
  • Mallet A.L., Carver C.E., 1991, An assessment of strategies for growing mussels in suspended culture. J. Shellfish Res. 10, 471-477.
  • Mazerolle M.J., 2006, Improving data analysis in herpetology: using Akaike’s Information Criterion (AIC) to assess the strength of biological hypotheses. Amphibia-Reptilia 27, 169-180. [CrossRef]
  • McGrorty S., Clarke R.T., Reading C.J., Goss-Custard J.D., 1990, Population dynamics of the mussel Mytilus edulis: density changes and regulation of the population in the Exe estuary, Devon. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 67, 157-169. [CrossRef]
  • McGrorty S., Goss-Custard J.D., 1993, Population dynamics of the mussel Mytilus edulis along environmental gradients: spatial variations in density-dependent mortalities. J. Anim. Ecol. 62, 415-427. [CrossRef]
  • Moreau V., Tremblay R., Bourget E., 2005, Distribution of Mytilus edulis and M. trossulus on the Gaspé coast in relation to spatial scale. J. Shellfish Res. 24, 545-551.
  • Mueller K.W., 1996, A preliminary study of the spatial variation in growth of raft-cultured blue mussels Mytilus trossulus in Northern Puget Sound, Washington. J. World Aquac. Soc. 27, 240-246. [CrossRef]
  • Navarro E., Iglesias J.I.P., Pérez Camacho A., Labarta U., Beiras R., 1991, The physiological energetics of mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis Lmk) from different cultivation rafts in the Ria de Arosa (Galicia, N.W. Spain). Aquaculture 94, 197-212. [CrossRef]
  • Newell C.R., Wildish D.J., MacDonald B., 2001, The effect of velocity and seston concentration on the exhalent siphon area, valve gape and filtration rate of the mussel Mytilus edulis. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 262, 91-111. [CrossRef]
  • Norberg R.Å. 1988, Self-thinning of plant populations dictated by packing density and individual growth geometry and relationships between animal population density and body mass governed by metabolic rate. In: Ebenman B., Persson L. (Eds.) Size-structured populations. Ecology and Evolution. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 259-279.
  • Petraitis P.S., 1990, Direct and indirect effects of predation, herbivory and surface rugosity on mussel recruitment. Oecologia 83, 405-413. [PubMed]
  • Petraitis P.S., 1995, The role of growth in maintaining spatial dominance by mussels (Mytilus edulis). Ecology 76, 1337-1346. [CrossRef]
  • Reynolds J.H., Ford E.D., 2005, Improving competition representation in theoretical models of self-thinning: a critical review. J. Ecol. 93, 362-372. [CrossRef]
  • Riisgård H.U., Lassen J., Kittner C., 2006, Valve-gape response times in mussels (Mytilus edulis)—Effects of laboratory preceding-feeding conditions and in situ tidally induced variation in phytoplankton biomass. J. Shellfish Res. 25, 901-911.
  • Sénéchal J., Grant J., Archambault M.-C., 2008, Experimental manipulation of suspended culture socks: Growth and behavior of juvenile mussels (Mytilus spp.). J. Shellfish Res. 27, 811-826. [CrossRef]
  • Smith A., Nikora V., Ross A., Wake G., 2006, A lattice-Boltzmann-based model of plankton-flow interaction around a mussel cluster. Ecol. Model. 192, 645-657. [CrossRef]
  • Weise A.M., Cromey C.J., Callier M.D., Archambault P., Chamberlain J., McKindsey C.W., 2009, Shellfish-DEPOMOD: Modelling the biodeposition from suspended shellfish aquaculture and assessing benthic effects. Aquaculture 288, 239-253. [CrossRef]
  • Weller D.E., 1987a, A reevaluation of the -3/2 power rule of plant self-thinning. Ecol. Monogr. 57, 23-43. [CrossRef]
  • Weller D.E., 1987b, Self-thinning exponent correlated with allometric measures of plant geometry. Ecology 68, 813-821. [CrossRef]
  • Westoby M., 1984, The self-thinning rule. Adv. Ecol. Res. 14, 167-225. [CrossRef]
  • White J., 1981, The allometric interpretation of the self-thinning rule. J. Theor. Biol. 89, 475-500. [CrossRef]
  • Yoda K., Kira T., Ogawa H., Hozumi K., 1963, Self-thinning in overcrowded pure stands under cultivated and natural conditions (Intraspecific competition among higher plants XI). J. Biol. Osaka City Univ. 14, 107-129.

Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.

Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.

Initial download of the metrics may take a while.