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Noun1.Monodon - type genus of the MonodontidaeMonodon - type genus of the Monodontidae  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Monodon monoceros, narwal, narwhal, narwhale - small Arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk
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In contrast, Wade et al (2015a) found that the weight of juvenile black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon was significantly greater when astaxanthin was provided in the diet in comparison with diets that did not include astaxanthin.
brasiliensis is 91.20mg x [L.sup.-1].TSAI & CHEN (2002) conducted an acute nitrate toxicity test in Penaeus monodon, using the same empirical application factor presented to estimate safe chronic levels and reported a value of 145mg x [L.sup.-1] of nitrate in 15g x [L.sup.-1] of salinity.
In the squat lobster Pleuroncodes monodon off the coast of Peru, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, size and sex ratio may change with latitude (Angilletta & Dunham 2003, Rivadeneira et al.
cereus isolated from the gut of wild shrimp called Penaeus monodon (P.
[15] reported that at salinity 20 ppt -23 ppt with a density of 10 [m.sup.-2] Penaeus monodon growth was slower than salinity 30 ppt -33 ppt.
The last successful breeding trial was of the Penaeus monodon shrimp in 1987."
Narwhals (Monodon monoceros) are part of the toothed-whale family.
( A paper on the subject, titled "Paradoxical escape responses by narwhals (Monodon monoceros)," appeared online Friday in the journal Science.