Localization of simbiontic cyanobacteria in the colonial Ascidian
Trididemnum miniatum (Didemnidae, Ascidiaceae).
Although there have been a number of studies investigating the morphotypes of ascidian
hemocytes (Endean, 1960; Freeman, 1964; Wright and Ermak, 1982; de Leo, 1992; Hirose et al.
on aquaculture gear as potential vectors of harmful algal introductions.
In the ascidian
Halocynthia roretzi, Not mRNA starts to be expressed in the vegetal cells at the 16 cell stage, and it is asymmetrically distributed to the presumptive notochord/nerve cord cells.
2011), coral mucus (Ducklow & Mitchell, 1979), and ascidian
(Zlatanos et al.
observation of the growth and spread of the ascidian
Diplosoma virens on
A diverse assemblage of ascidian
species is present in considerable abundance along the southern Texas coastline.
realized larval dispersal: fish predation on larvae of the ascidian
Lissoclinium patella (Gottschaldt).
Third, in sessile organisms, such as ascidians
and plants, there can be no behavioral choice of male gametes; therefore, sperm choice and the postfertilization process of differential abortion may be especially important (Wirtz 1997) and may explain the more obvious nature of these forms of female choice in these taxa (Table 1).
The palatability of larvae from the ascidian
Eudistoma carolinensis was not determined because Lagodon apparently did not see, and thus did not attack, these nearly transparent larvae.
2012; for examples of nitric oxide stimulation of metamorphosis in an ascidian
and an abalone.
Lower biomass of Ophiacantha vivipara (Ljungman, 1870) (ophiuroid) and Porifera, as well as the scarcity of the ascidian
Paramolgula gregaria were detected in zones CFE (Fig.
In this context, we aimed to contribute with future taxonomic studies on this ascidian
, and also with management conservation programs for the studied areas.
The length of each bivalve was used in a Pearson correlation with the length of its ascidian
host to test if larger bivalves would be found in larger ascidians
129) From a series of studies using the ascidian
Ciona intestinalis, it is known that sperm changes motility in response to the gradient of chemoattractants called SAAF.