1. An allometry study of Caspian pond turtle (Mauremys caspica) in Golestan province, Iran

Mahsa Yazarloo; Haji Gholi Kami; Aliakbar BagherianYazdi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Spring 2019, , Pages 22-28

Abstract
  Caspian pond turtle, Mauremys caspica shows allometric growth and sexual dimorphism in the shell. Differences in allometric growth produce sexually dimorphic adults. Our results revealed that females are smaller than males that may be related to the risk of the predation, desiccation, and thermal stress. ...  Read More