Protection of Embryos from Freshening and Drying in Layings of the Gastropod Littorina sitkana

Protection of Embryos from Freshening and Drying in Layings of the Gastropod Littorina sitkana Protection from wetting (freshening) and drying of layers of the intertidal gastropod Littorina sitkana Philippi, 1846, specified by direct development was studied. It has been shown that the jellylike material of the layings did not protect the developing embryos from changes in the environmental salinity, but rather protected them from drying periods up to 12 h. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Marine Biology Springer Journals

Protection of Embryos from Freshening and Drying in Layings of the Gastropod Littorina sitkana

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Subject
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology
ISSN
1063-0740
eISSN
1608-3377
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1015352729897
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Abstract

Protection from wetting (freshening) and drying of layers of the intertidal gastropod Littorina sitkana Philippi, 1846, specified by direct development was studied. It has been shown that the jellylike material of the layings did not protect the developing embryos from changes in the environmental salinity, but rather protected them from drying periods up to 12 h.

Journal

Russian Journal of Marine BiologySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 13, 2004

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