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Recent Observations on Reproduction - Larvae


Observation No. 1 – Images of Larvae of Didemnum vexillum from New Zealand.

Image DG_NZ_NZ011, cross-section of D. vexillum.
Image DG_NZ_NZ011

Image DG_NZ_NZ011. Cross-section of Didemnum vexillum illustrating the incubation of larvae. July 2003. Photo credit: David Groot, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.
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Image AC_NZ_NZ012, cross-section of D. vexillum.
Image AC_NZ_NZ012

Image AC_NZ_NZ012. Cross-section of Didemnum vexillum illustrating the mature larvae in the central test. Water depth 2 m. Water temperature approximately 16 deg C. November 2002. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute.
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Image AC_NZ_NZ013, D. vexillum larvae.
Image AC_NZ_NZ013

Image AC_NZ_NZ013. Didemnum vexillum larvae. May 2003. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute.
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Image AC_NZ_NZ014, D. vxillum larvae.
Image AC_NZ_NZ014

Image AC_NZ_NZ014. Didemnum vexillum larvae. October 2003. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute.
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