COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Who needs a body? Not these larvae, which are basically swimming heads
Description: Most animals that are studied have adult-like bodies early in their development. But new research has found that certain marine worms live for months as little more than a head. The study suggests that many animals in the ocean likely share this trunk-less stage, and it may even shed light on the biological development of early animals. [Source: Stanford University]
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Source: Stanford University
Publish Date: 12/8/2016
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