Ophiopluteus of Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789)

Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiurida: Ophiotrichidae

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10x Plan Fluor / 40x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. April, 15th 2017.

 

Mortensen (1927 and 1921)

 

References
Geiger, S.R. (1964). Echinodermata larvae. Ophiuroidea and Echinoidea (Plutei). Identification leaflets for plankton (No. 105). International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. (see Plate II – Fig. 6).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 71).
Mortensen, Th. (1921). Studies of the development and larval forms of echinoderms. G.E.C. GAD. Copenhagen. (see Plate XIX).
Mortensen, Th. (1927). Handbook of the echinoderms of the British Isles. Oxford University Press. London. (see Fig. 87 – Fig.3).

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