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Research Article

Count Your Eggs Before They Invade: Identifying and Quantifying Egg Clutches of Two Invasive Apple Snail Species (Pomacea)

  • Colin H. Kyle mail,

    ckyle@uchicago.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Allyson L. Plantz,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, United States of America

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  • Therese Shelton,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, United States of America

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  • Romi L. Burks

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: October 16, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077736

About the Authors

Colin H. Kyle
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Allyson L. Plantz, Romi L. Burks
Department of Biology, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, United States of America
Therese Shelton
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ckyle@uchicago.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CHK TS RB. Performed the experiments: CHK AP. Analyzed the data: CHK TS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TS RB. Wrote the manuscript: CHK AP RB. Designed the software used in analysis: CHK.