Uma, K and Subramoniam, T (1982) A morphological investigation on the spermatophores of selected crustaceans. CMFRI Special publication- Manual of Research Methods for Marine Invertebrate Reproduction (9). pp. 93-95.
In many decapod crustaceans, the male produces discrete aggregations of spermatozoa embedded in some form of protective covering, termed the spermatophores. They are transferred during mating to the oviduct or merely deposited on the sternum of the females.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||morphological investigation; spermatophores; crustaceans|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Decapods|
Marine Biology > Biology
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||04 Sep 2010 12:13|
|Last Modified:||04 Sep 2010 12:13|
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