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Ctenophores produce exquisite embryological material for both descriptive and experimental manipulation (e.g., Martindale and Henry 1997). The fact that they are free-spawned and optically clear and undergo a rapid and highly stereotyped cleavage program has established them a highly studied preparation, particularly in the “golden era” of experimental embryology (circa the end of the nineteenth century).

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Martindale, M.Q., Henry, J.Q. (2015). Ctenophora. In: Wanninger, A. (eds) Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates 1. Springer, Vienna. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1862-7_8

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