marsupia


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marsupia

Plural of marsupium.
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integer consisted predominantly of immature females, which did not have yet completely developed marsupia, together with both subadult and adult males.
The marsupia measured contained an average of 2.66 x [10.sup.5] [+ or -] 4.18 x [10.sup.4] ([+ or -] SD) glochidia, which yields an estimate of 5.33 x [10.sup.5] [+ or -] 8.38 x [10.sup.4] (+ SD) glochidia produced per female.
In the case of Corbicula species, two pairs of gills act as the marsupia, but the pair of inner-demibranchs mainly play an important role as the marsupia: in general, a pair of the outer demibranchs occasionally act as the marsupia.
Gravid pistolgrip held conglutinates and glochidia in their marsupia or within the magazine.
- During 1990, embryos and mature glochidia were found in marsupia from late March through July.
- Reproductive stages for three populations of Megalonaias nervosa in 1994 and 1995 Stages Population Date n 0 1 2 3 4 Translocated 16 October 1994 7 2 4 0 0 1 31 August 1995 30 0 1 0 29 0 Cumberland River 26 October 1994 6 2 4 0 0 0 11 September 1995 30 5 23 0 2 0 Kentucky Lake 16 October 1994 4 0 1 0 0 3 31 August 1995 11 0 0 0 11 0 A portion of gonadal material and marsupia was removed from each individual and fixed in 10% buffered formalin.
Cultures were initiated by obtaining glochidia directly from mussel marsupia with a pipette and placing them on the fishes' gills without rinsing.
The marsupia (modified brood pouches within the gills) and glochidia were briefly described by Lea (1863).