Biological factors affecting larval growth in the nudibranch mollusc Hermissenda crassicornis (Eschscholtz, 1831)

@article{vila1997BiologicalFA,
  title={Biological factors affecting larval growth in the nudibranch mollusc Hermissenda crassicornis (Eschscholtz, 1831)},
  author={C. {\'A}vila and S. Grenier and C. T. Tamse and A. Kuzirian},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={218},
  pages={243-262}
}
Abstract The nudibranch mollusc Hermissenda crassicornis is used as a biomedical model for studying learning and memory. It is an eurytrophic benthic species with long-term, planktotrophic larvae, and it has been cultured in our laboratory for several years. This paper reports the effects of some dietary factors on H. crassicornis larvae that were investigated in order to establish the conditions for optimal larval growth. Of the several treatments tested, densities of 1–4 larvae ml −1 , a diet… Expand
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