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Constant Differential Growth-Ratios and their Significance

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A STUDY of the growth of the abdomen in the shore-crab Carcinus maenas (Huxley and Richards, unpublished) showed that whereas in the male the ratio abdomen-breadth: carapace-breadth remained-constant, in the female it increased continuously during the whole of post-larval life.

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HUXLEY, J. Constant Differential Growth-Ratios and their Significance. Nature 114, 895–896 (1924). https://doi.org/10.1038/114895a0

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