Pentactula larva, early stage -Holothuroidea-

Echinodermata: Holothuroidea

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20x Plan Apo / 60x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. June, 3rd 2017.

 

 

Doliolaria and pentactula stages. Miller (2001)

References
Chia, F. & Buchanan, J.B. (1969). Larval Development of Cucumaria Elongata (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Vol. 49:151-159.
Conway, D.V.P. (2012). Marine zooplankton of southern Britain. Part 3. (ed. A.W.G. John). Occasional Publications. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, No 26 Plymouth, United Kingdom. (see p. 208, 209 – Fig. 4, 5).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 74).
Miller, B.A. (2001). Echinodermata. In: Shanks, A.L., (ed.). An identification guide to the larval marine invertebrates of the Pacific Northwest. Corvallis, Oregon, Oregon State University Press. (see 6, 7).

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