A Description of the Complete Metamorphosis of the Sea Urchin Lytechinus Variegatus Cultured in Synthetic Sea Water
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v71 n1 (January, 1971), 30-36
The urchin Lytechinus variegatus was cultured through metamorphosis, from eggs and sperm collected from mature forms, in synthetic sea water, in the laboratory. A unicellular green alga was used as the nutritional source. A description and photographic record are presented of the complete development from fertilized egg to adult.
Author Institution: Department of Biology, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio 44107
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