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Larvae-bearing; denoting passage of larvae, rather than eggs, from the body of the female, as in certain nematodes and insects.
[larva + L. pario, to bear]
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Gametogenic patterns of the larviparous oyster Ostrea nomads from Karachi Pakistan (Northern Arabian Sea).
are larviparous and deposit first stage larvae) into wounds and under bandages where larvae stage for approximately 5 days during which time they feed on necrotic tissue and secrete bacteriostatic chemicals.
By contrast, Ostrea chilensis is a larviparous protandric hermaphrodite that first achieves sexual maturity as a male, but subsequently the majority of individuals produce both male and female gametes, a feature commonly observed in other oviparous ostreids (Buroker et al.
Such baseline information is crucial for establishing selective breeding programs for this protandric, hermaphroditic, and larviparous species.
The proportion of female gonad within a population is one measure of reproductive potential in a larviparous species.
Negative effects of inbreeding on larval survival in hatcheries have been reported for various species of bivalves, with larviparous species such as Ostrea edulis being particularly susceptible (Bierne et al.
edulis is larviparous, with fertilization, and embryonic and early larval development occurring entirely within the mantle cavity of the female (Buroker 1985, Foighil & Taylor 2000).
Olympia oysters are larviparous, protandrous, alternating hermaphrodites.
Gametogenic patterns of the larviparous oyster Ostrea nomades from Karachi, Pakistan (Northern Arabian Sea).
1985, Evolutionary patterns in the family Ostreidae: Larviparous vs.
Ostrela conchaphila are protandic hermaphrodites that exhibit a larviparous form of reproduction.