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Title: Effects of turbulence on the behavior of Tigriopus californicus
Student Author(s): Foster, Christopher G.
Faculty Advisor(s): Burnett, Robin
Pages: 27
Location: Final Papers Biology 175H
Date: June 1977
Keywords: high tide pools
Abstract: Tigriopus do not have an endogenous rhythm synchronous with the tidal cycle which regulates the time when they leave the water column. Their survival behavior to wave action is keyed by the actual turbulence and involved a positive geotaxis.