Chapter 2 Introduction to Sperm Motility of Aquatic Animals

  • Jacky Cosson


The purpose of this chapter is to present a historical point of view on sperm motility, showing how pioneer investigations using sea urchins as a model species gradually radiated to other aquatic species because of their ability to approach more specific questions.


Flagellum Axoneme Fish Shellfish Echinoderms Jellyfish 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacky Cosson
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  1. 1.Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology, University of South Bohemia in České BudějoviceVodnanyCzech Republic

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