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dc.contributor.author Kenny, Ron en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-16T01:49:43Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-11-16T01:49:43Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1969-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kenny R. 1969. Growth and asexual reproduction of the starfish Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier). Pac Sci 23(1): 51-55. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/3367 en_US
dc.description.abstract Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier) attains a longest arm radius of 11 mm during the first growing period, 18 mm in the second, 23 mm in the third, and 27 mm in the fourth year. At radii of approximately 15 mm and 22 mm, asexual reproduction by fission can occur. Fission takes place during the active growth period of the year. The resulting individuals develop new arms resulting in a typical adult arm number of six or seven. The regenerating arms grow more rapidly than the old arms and cannot be differentiated at longest arm radii of 27 mm and 32 mm. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.title Growth and Asexual Reproduction of the Starfish Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier) en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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