Pecten maximus

Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Description

Morphology

Beninger et al. (1994) showed that the inner demibranchs of the gills develop earlier than the outer demibranchs. Plication of the gill filaments is also attained relatively late in ontogeny. The gills of early juveniles of the species are thus structurally and functionally different from those of the adult stage.

Author(s): Sartori, André F.
Rights holder(s): Sartori, André F.

References

Beninger, P., Dwiono S., & Pennec M. (1994).  Early development of the gill and implications for feeding in Pecten maximus (Bivalvia: Pectinidae). Marine Biology. 119(3), 405-412.