Some Observations on Sexual Reproduction in Tubularia

  • Richard L. Miller


Observations of the sexual reproduction of the hydroid Tubularia have been made over a period of several years in connection with my work on animal sperm chemotaxis prior to fertilization. What follows is a summary of my findings, in an attempt to add this data to the published literature on an organism which has been used almost solely for studies of asexual reproduction (Rose, 1974).


Sexual Reproduction Mature Sperm Dark Mass Sperm Chemotaxis Miller Figure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard L. Miller
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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