bipinnaria larva

What is bipinnaria larva?

bipinnaria larva meaning an early starfish larva with ciliated bands running about the periphery

Image of bipinnaria larva
Mature bipinnaria ofPisaster ochraceus, ca 24 days old, raised in culture by T.H.J. Gilmour. (Photo: University of Saskatchewan Archives)

 

reference: Coral Reef Information System – Glossary

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