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

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Side of tail mainly tan shading to brownish caudad; brood pouch folds pale with light shading of grey, mostly concentrated along posterior margin of pouch; venter of tail elsewhere mainly tan shading to brownish caudad; pectoral and anal fins pale to transparent; dorsal fin rays each with 2-3 dark markings, otherwise pale; caudal fin dark brown with narrow pale margin.
Pereomeres all of nearly same length, their coxal plates reduced or absent; long narrow oostegites extending clear across brood pouch and greatly overlapping opposite ones.
Male and female seahorses mate monogamously within reproductive cycles: the female deposits an entire clutch of eggs into the male's brood pouch (Jones et al., 1998).
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!
From all individuals collected in each net tow, body size, spina length, and the length of the brood pouch (BL) were measured to the nearest 0.25 mm (Fig.
Females brood their eggs and juveniles remain in the brood pouch for a few days after hatching.
A seahorse mom puts her eggs into the dad's brood pouch. Then in about a month, nearly 200 seahorse babies are born and swim away on their own.
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.