Intravital and histological studies of the internal organization of the rhizocephalan barnacleSacculina polygenea

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We performed a short-term in vitro cultivation of interna fragments of the rhizocephalan barnacleSacculina polygenea, a parasite of the shore crabHemigrapsus sanguineus, and a histological study of an interna isolated from the host organism. It is shown that the colonial interna ofS. polygenea includes an extensive trophic system (a “root” system), which… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02759541

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