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Journal of Marine Biology
Volume 2015, Article ID 484392, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/484392
Research Article

Comparison of Three Methods for Determining the Prey Preference of the Muricid Snail Reishia clavigera

Shimoda Marine Research Center, University of Tsukuba, 5-10-1 Shimoda, Shizuoka 415-0025, Japan

Received 16 December 2014; Revised 24 April 2015; Accepted 28 April 2015

Academic Editor: Evgeny Pakhomov

Copyright © 2015 Morihiko Tomatsuri and Koetsu Kon. 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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