eyestalk


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eyestalk

(ī′stôk′)
n.
A movable structure in certain crustaceans, such as crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip.
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Then carefully hold the female and squeeze the eyestalk of one side with the heated forceps tip.
Ten individuals were randomly divided into two groups, one group for eyestalk ablation (bilateral ablation) and the other group for ecdysone injection (0.
rosenbergii females, indicating the occurrence of inhibiting function of the eyestalk hormone on vitellogenesis.
Localization of substance P-like, leucine-enkephalin-like, methionine- enkephalinlike, and FMRFamide-like inmunoreactivity in the eyestalk of the fiddler crab, Uca pugilator.
Ten shrimp at intermolt stage C in each tank were dissected to obtain gill, muscle, eyestalk, and hepatopancreas tissue samples and subsequently stored at -80[degrees]C for nucleic acid extraction.
Effect of light intensity and male and female eyestalk ablation on reproduction of Penaeus stylirostris and P.
To find out whether this hormone played a role in the migration of red crabs, Morris and colleagues measured concentrations of CHH in the crabs' eyestalk glands and blood during the wet and dry seasons.
Comparison of unilateral eyestalk ablation with enviromental control for ovarian maturation of Penaeus stylirostris.
Cloning and expression of hyperglycemic (CHH) and molt-inhibiting (MIH) hormones mRNAs from the eyestalk of shrimps of Litopenaeus vannamei grown in different temperature and salinity conditions.
Eyestalk ablation is an effective technique that is often used to stimulate gonad development and spawning, but it frequently leads to death or permanent damage of the animals.