Locomotion in Sea Anemones: The Pedal Disk

  • Elaine A. Robson


Many sessile actinians have a pedal disk which is concerned alternately with adhesion and with locomotion (Stephenson, 1928; Batham and Pantin, 1951). This paper is about the effector mechanisms involved.


Supporting Cell Muscular Activity Hermit Crab Adhesive Material Acid Fuchsin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine A. Robson
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  1. 1.Zoology DepartmentUniversity of ReadingEngland

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