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Fig. 19. Variance of proportions of depleted males throughout the reproductive season in spiny king crab Paralithodes brevipes. The horizontal dotted line indicates the mean of the number of sperm in the vasa deferentia retained by males that depleted their sperm reserves (i.e. 12.22 × 106) (late April, n = 55; early–middle May, n = 26; late May, n = 45). CL: carapace length. Reprinted and modified with permission from Marine Ecology Progress Series, 296, Sato et al., Effects of male mating frequency and male size on ejaculate size and reproductive success of female spiny king crab, Paralithodes brevipes, 251–262, Fig. 11, © 2005b, Inter-Research Science Center.

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