brood pouch


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brood pouch

a pouch or cavity in certain animals, such as the male seahorse, in which eggs are contained and hatched.
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Because of development of a grade 3/6 right-sided heart murmur, an echocardiogram (3-6 MHz phased array probe [Aplio 300, Toshiba, Tustin, CA, USA] on the ventral brood pouch) was performed on day 67.
These fertilised, resting eggs remain enclosed in a specially thickened part of the female's brood pouch and, at the mother's next moult they are discarded.
When the embryos were released into the brood pouch, they were removed and transferred to a petri dish filled with sterile ASW and incubated at 22[degrees] C.
Nares 2-pored bilaterally; brood pouch protecting plates present and enlarged; male brood pouch with eggs in holotype; margins of pouch folds directed ventrad, as in pouch closure for everted type of Herald (1959); brood pouch originating on anterior margin of first tail ring; membranous egg compartments beginning on first tail ring; pouch depth about 1/4 maximum tail depth; eggs well developed, large, in several layers.
Oostegites large relative to body size, almost completely covering whole body ventrally and somewhat visible dorsally; oostegite 1 semicircular anteriorly, produced into posteriorly extended slender terete posterolateral projection, internal ridge bearing only sparse simple teeth; other oostegites strongly overlapping and fully enclosing brood pouch. Pereopods all of about same size, with all articles distinct, dactyli bluntly pointed, carpi heavily setose, bases noncarinate.
Seahorses are asynchronous, indeterminate multiple spawners that provide obligate paternal care in a sealed brood pouch (Boisseau, 1967; Wallace and Selman, 1981).
kuda after 20-28 days in the brood pouch; and Vincent (1994) reported between 1 572 to 1 753 juveniles in H.
In their bizarre form of reproduction, the male is the one who gets pregnant, carrying the female's eggs in a small brood pouch for weeks before giving birth.
Seahorses are monogamous; and in a twist on much of nature, the male gives birth from a brood pouch. Once born, they face both natural predators and the effects of human development, from dredging that destroys their sea grass habitat to contaminated stormwater runoff.
He fertilizes the eggs and then carries them to term in a brood pouch.
The cockroach studied, Nauphoeta cinerea, does not lay eggs but develops its young in a brood pouch, and gives birth to live nymphs.
A healthy female crab carries her fertilized eggs in a brood pouch on her underside; she carefully grooms the pouch, scraping away algae and fungi.