A quantitative assessment of spermatozoan morphology in Nutricola confusa and Nutricola tantilla (Bivalvia: Veneridae).

The brooding bivalves, Nutricola tantilla and N. confusa overlap in their geographic distributions, habitats, and modes and timing of reproduction. Based on previous studies we infer that males of both species release spermatozoa into the water column; while females retain developing embryos in a br...

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Main Authors: Geraghty, James., Russell, Michael., Dollahon, Norman.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2008
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:175878