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Bipinnaria Larva

bipinnaria ( ¦bīpi′nerēə ) ( invertebrate zoology ) The complex, bilaterally symmetrical, free-swimming larval stage of most asteroid.

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Reconstruction of bipinnaria larvae from dissociated embryonic cells
Reconstruction of bipinnaria larvae from dissociated embryonic cells of the starfish, Asterina pectinifera. M. DAN-SOHKAWA.
Uncoupling of complex regulatory patterning during evolution of larval
embryogenesis in Patiria miniata, a sea star with an indirectly developing planktonic bipinnaria larva.
Giant larvae: Prolonged planktonic larval phase in the asteroid
Multiple Modes of Asexual Reproduction by Tropical and
sumed the form of typical bipinnaria larvae. Asexual .. Figure 2.
Asterias, bipinnaria larva w.m. *.

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Common starfish
The early larval stage of the common starfish (called a 'bipinnaria' larva) is planktonic, transforming into a 'brachiolaria' larva before undergoing full metamorphosis and settling around 87 days after fertilisation (3).

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Bipinnaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A bipinnaria is the first stage in the larval development of most starfish, and is usually followed by a brachiolaria stage.
Starfish Bipinnaria Larva (
The early bipinnaria larva of an echinoderm is little more than a modified gastrula .
Growth of a Starfish
-Bipinnaria larva of the starfish-. We will not have too much trouble in finding the larva of the common starfish.
bipinnaria larva – Dictionary definition of bipinnaria larva
Definition of bipinnaria larva – Our online dictionary has bipinnaria larva information from A Dictionary of Zoology dictionary. Encyclopedia.
Invertebrate Embryology: Asteroid Bipinnaria Larva

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