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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (23): jeb212779.
Published: 10 December 2019
... for governing a startle response. Vision Electroretinogram Polychaete Spectral sensitivity Visual ecology Sabellidae Radiolar eyes, found on the feeding tentacles of sabellid and serpulid tube worms, are unusual visual sensors ( Bok et al., 2016 , 2017b ). The radiolar tentacles project...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (5): 757–765.
Published: 01 March 2008
... whether the tetrapeptide nereithione (cysteine-glutathione disulfide), known to be released by females of the polychaete Nereis succinea to trigger spawning in male N. succinea , can also be used at lower concentrations to guide males to the females. Low concentrations of pheromone elicited increased swim...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (8): 1551–1561.
Published: 15 April 2005
...Florence Pradillon; Nadine Le Bris; Bruce Shillito; Craig M. Young; Françoise Gaill SUMMARY Dispersal and colonisation processes at deep-sea vents are still not fully understood, essentially because early life stages of vent species remain unknown. The polychaete worm Alvinella pompejana forms...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (11): 1669–1681.
Published: 01 June 2002
... that is pronounced at high oxygen saturations. When fully saturated, the hemoglobin binds sufficient oxygen for only 31 min of aerobic metabolism. However, these polychaetes can withstand extended periods of anoxia both in the absence and presence of 1 mmoll -1 sulfide( TL 50 =approx. 5.5 and 4 days, respectively...