Types of larval development in marine bottom invertebrates, their distribution and ecological significance: a re-evaluation

@article{Mileikovsky1971TypesOL,
  title={Types of larval development in marine bottom invertebrates, their distribution and ecological significance: a re-evaluation},
  author={Simeon A. Mileikovsky},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1971},
  volume={10},
  pages={193-213}
}
The distribution of various types of larval development among marine bottom invertebrates has been discussed on the basis of ecological evidence by Thorson (1936, 1946, 1950, 1952) and Mileikovsky (1961b, 1965). The information at hand is reviewed anew in this paper and is re-evaluated in the light of modern pertinent literature. The interrelationships between certain larval types and their distribution are not as rigid and direct as originally assumed. This can be proved even by the “copy book… 

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