Ophiopluteus compressus larva of a ophiuroid

Ophiura robusta (Ayres, 1852)

Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiurida: Ophiuridae

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10x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. February, 25th 2017.

 

Mortensen 1927

Mortensen (1927)

 

 

References
Geiger , S. R. (1964). Echinodermata: Larvae.Conseil International pour l’Exploration de la Mer, Fiches d’Identification du Zooplankton, sheet 105. (see Plate II – Fig. 8).
Mortensen, Th. (1927). Handbook of the echinoderms of the British Isles. Oxford University Press. London. (see Fig. 88).

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