Covering Response of the Echinoid Evechinus chloroticus (Val.)

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1970-04
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Dix, Trevor G.
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University of Hawai'i Press
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Field and laboratory observations suggest that the covering response of Evechinus chloroticus is not significantly related to light avoidance. A positive response of the podia to contact stimuli elicits covering .which may be important for the capture of food, particularly algal debris.
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Dix TG. 1970. Covering response of the echinoid Evechinus chloroticus (Val.). Pac Sci 24(2):187-194.
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