Eyestalk ligation experiments on the fairy shrimp Streptocephalus dichotomus

Munuswamy, N and Subramoniam, T (1982) Eyestalk ligation experiments on the fairy shrimp Streptocephalus dichotomus. CMFRI Special publication- Manual of Research Methods for Marine Invertebrate Reproduction, 9. pp. 153-154.


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The endocrine system of lower crustaceans such as anostracan also shows a similarity with that of decapod crustaceans, especially in the possession of a stalked eye in which is present the X-organ sinus gland complex (Lake, 1969). In the fairy shrimp Streptocephalus dichotomus, the sinus gland is located inbetween the lamina ganglionaris and the optic medulla. The cells in this gland show variation in their secretory contents during reproductively quiescent and reproductively active periods

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Eyestalk ligation; fairy shrimp; Streptocephalus dichotomus
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries
Marine Biology > Biology
Divisions: Contributors
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 12:01
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:24
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3922

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