Larval Dispersal in the Subtidal Hydrocoral Allopora Californica Verrill (1866)
The larval stages of benthic marine organisms are critical periods in the life cycles, for both recruitment of new individuals into the local population and dispersal to exploit new areas must take place at this time. Various strategies to achieve these ends have evolved in different organisms.
KeywordsLarval Dispersal Counting Area Female Coloni Yolk Deposition Benthic Marine Organism
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