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Journal of Marine Biology
Volume 2011, Article ID 153654, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/153654
Research Article

Ecological Relevance of Hemolymph Total Protein Concentration in Seven Unrelated Crustacean Species from Different Habitats Measured Predictively by a Density-Salinity Refractometer

1Dipartimento di Oceanografia Biologica, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Via A. Piccard 54, S. Croce, 34010 Trieste, Italy
2Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Giorgieri 7, 34127 Trieste, Italy

Received 29 March 2011; Revised 6 June 2011; Accepted 9 September 2011

Academic Editor: Garth L. Fletcher

Copyright © 2011 Simonetta Lorenzon et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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