Dispersal in marine organisms without a pelagic larval phase.

  title={Dispersal in marine organisms without a pelagic larval phase.},
  author={Judith E. Winston},
  journal={Integrative and comparative biology},
  volume={52 4},
In contrast to marine organisms whose offspring go through an extended planktonic stage, the young of others develop directly into benthic juveniles or into yolky nonfeeding larvae that spend only a few hours in the plankton before settling. Yet, paradoxically, many such species have geographic distributions that are comparable to those with a pelagic… CONTINUE READING
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