Nemertean larvae of the ototyphlonemertidae family in the plankton of Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan
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- Chernyshev, A.V. Russ J Mar Biol (2000) 26: 48. doi:10.1007/BF02759495
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Larvae of two nemertean species,Ototyphlonemertes (O.) martynovi Chernyshev, 1993 andOtotyphlonemertes (Norenburgia) sp., found in the neritic plankton of Peter the Great Bay, the Sea of Japan are described. The larvae of both species had two statocysts and a pair of eyes, but differed in the number of statoliths and in their tactile cirri. Changes of some traits during ontogenesis are discussed.