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Amilton Cesar dos Santos ; Lianne Fernandes Araujo Chaves ; Antonia Santos Oliveira ; Antônio Chaves de Assís Neto ; Alana Lislea de Sousa ;Acta Scientiarum. Biological Sciences 2014, 36 4

Author: Diego Carvalho Viana

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Acta Scientiarum.
Biological Sciences ISSN: 1679-9283 eduem@uem.br Universidade Estadual de Maringá Brasil Carvalho Viana, Diego; dos Santos, Amilton Cesar; Araujo Chaves, Lianne Fernandes; Santos Oliveira, Antonia; Chaves de Assís Neto, Antônio; Lislea de Sousa, Alana Body and testicular biometric parameters of the scorpion mud turtle (Kinosternon scorpioides) Acta Scientiarum.
Biological Sciences, vol.
36, núm.
4, octubre-diciembre, 2014, pp.
477-481 Universidade Estadual de Maringá .png, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=187132092013 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Acta Scientiarum http:--www.uem.br-acta ISSN printed: 1679-9283 ISSN on-line: 1807-863X Doi: 10.4025-actascibiolsci.v36i4.22824 Body and testicular biometric parameters of the scorpion mud turtle (Kinosternon scorpioides) Diego Carvalho Viana1, Amilton Cesar dos Santos1, Lianne Fernandes Araujo Chaves2, Antonia Santos Oliveira2, Antônio Chaves de Assís Neto1 and Alana Lislea de Sousa2* 1 Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
2Departamento de Clínica Veterinária, Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, Cidade Universitária Paulo VI, Cx.
Postal 9, 65055-970, São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil.
*Author for correspondence.
E-mail: alana@elo.com.br ABSTRACT.
The reptile Kinosternon scorpioides is a freshwater chelonian, popularly known as jurará, and is found in the Baixada Maranhense, Maranhão State, Brazil.
Due to the lack of scientific information on the reproductive biology of the species, current paper describes the body and testicular biometry and the gonad-somatic index (GSI) in adult specimens collected from the natural environment.
Twenty male adults were collected in the rainy (n = 10) and dr...





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