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an external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled

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Nares 2-pored bilaterally; brood pouch protecting plates present and enlarged; male brood pouch with eggs in holotype; margins of pouch folds directed ventrad, as in pouch closure for everted type of Herald (1959); brood pouch originating on anterior margin of first tail ring; membranous egg compartments beginning on first tail ring; pouch depth about 1/4 maximum tail depth; eggs well developed, large, in several layers.
ib] = the time elapsed between release of young and deposition of a new clutch of eggs into the male's brood pouch.
The knob that Sacculina forms sits exactly where the crab's brood pouch would be--and the crab treats the parasitic knob like her own offspring
Embryos were removed from the brood pouch of 37 randomly selected females.
parmerong was determined by adult host plant choice, the mobility of juvenile amphipods after release from the maternal brood pouch was assessed.
A seahorse mom puts her eggs into the dad's brood pouch.
During copulation, a female transfers eggs to a male's external ventral surface or internal brood pouch (depending on the species), where he fertilizes them and provides the developing embryos with nutrients, osmoregulation, aeration, and protection until they are live-born (Haresign and Shumway 1981; Berglund et al.
After an elaborate courtship that includes sunrise swims along the ocean floor, the female inserts a tube inside the male's brood pouch and "impregnates" him with eggs.
Ifremeria nautilei is unique among abyssochrysoids in possessing a brood pouch in the foot of the female (12) (Fig.
Male seahorses are equipped with a brood pouch on their ventral, or frontfacing, side.
In this fish species it is the father who takes care of the eggs, which he receives from one or more females and then looks after in a brood pouch on the tail, where a kind of male equivalent of the placenta provides the embryos with oxygen and nutrients.
Fertilised eggs develop in the female's brood pouch for several weeks before the larvae, known as glochidia, are released into the water.
Two paleontologists (fossil scientists) think it could be a brood pouch, a sac in which mother trilobites carried their offspring 500 million years ago.
The young chick is then brooded in the guard phase, spending time balanced on its parent's feet and sheltered in the brood pouch.