Echinoderms: Munchen Proceedings of the 11th International by Thomas Heinzeller, James H. Nebelsick

By Thomas Heinzeller, James H. Nebelsick

Considering the fact that 1972, scientists from around the world engaged on primary questions of echinoderm biology and palaeontology have conferred every 3 years to trade present perspectives and effects. The eleventh overseas Echinoderm convention held on the collage of Munich, Germany, from 6-10 October 2003,continued this practice. This quantity contains ninety five submitted papers and ninety six abstracts masking a large spectrum from cutting edge pupil contributions to the teachings learnt from skilled experts. The content material of the contributions levels from unique examine effects to the latest synopses referring to various topics, including visible sensing, larval cloning, mutable collagenous tissues, sea urchin aqua-culture, deuterostome phylogeny, palaeobiology and taphonomy.

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Biophys. Res. Commun. 126: 974–982. M. 1992. Biología reproductiva comparada de Pseudechinus magellanicus y Loxechinus albus, equinoideos del Canal Beagle. Tesis Doctoral. Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo Universitario Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 182 p. S. J. 1982. Photoperiodic Regulation of Gametogenesis and Gonadal Growth in the Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus. Marine Biology. 67: 121–125. B. K. 1986. Photoperiod regulation of gametogenesis and growth in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus.

Pierce, Florida. These stages ranged from swimming posterolateral arms to young plutei. ) The anterior component of the preoral lobe separates from the parental individual; a portion of the axocoelic coelom is retained within the newly separated individual. After separation, the parent larva regrows the lost portion of the preoral lobe. The newly released preoral lobe develops a digestive system de novo and eventually forms a bipinnaria indistinguishable from the primary larva. 3 CLONING BY LARVAE OF OPHIUROID ECHINODERMS Although disbelieved by the general scientific community (MacBride 1921), Theodore Mortensen (1921) offered the first account of cloning by the larvae of brittle stars.

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