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The investigator further determined that the temperature cue required by P. 8  C. The European echinoid Paracentrotus lividus has been studied in several regions, as well as under laboratory conditions, generating abundant yet occasionally conflicting results. On the west coast of Ireland, the species exhibits maximal periods of gonadal growth coinciding with decreasing sea temperatures and a day length of <12 h, suggesting that temperature and photoperiod may both influence gonad development (Byrne, 1990).

Low temperatures are probably required to complete vitellogenesis in this species. Bo¨ttger et al. (2006) have studied the effects of invariant summer versus progressing ambient (fall/winter) photoperiod regimes on the gonads of Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis from north-eastern USA. They observed that males and females maintained on commercial feed under invariant photoperiod did not initiate annual gametogenesis (Fig. , 2005). Male and female gonads reached large sizes due to proliferation of nutritive phagocytes.

1988). According to Masaki and Kawahara (1995), a decrease in temperature can advance gonad maturation of P. depressus by a month. Other investigations have determined that gonad maturation in P. , 1988). Noguchi et al. (1995) further reported that gonad maturation in the adult sea urchins was enhanced by a rise in temperature to 25  C from February to June, and then a constant seawater temperature of 20  C after July. As in Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (see below), gametogenesis in P. depressus thus appears to be inhibited by higher temperatures.

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