Settlement and Behaviour of Marine Fouling Organisms

  • Prendergast G
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Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled:
Introduction
Cues
Planktonic Propagules
Inert Surface Encounter, Followed by (Active?) Attachment or Rejection
Behavioural Surface Encounter, Exploration and Attachment or Rejection
Conclusions
References

Author-supplied keywords

  • Bryozoa
  • Cnidaria
  • Crustacea
  • Larval physiological condition, mixed cohorts of unknown age and provenance
  • Mussel veliger larvae - passive settlers
  • Planktonic propagules
  • Settlement and behaviour of marine fouling organisms
  • Settlement-inducing protein complex [SIPC]/neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid [GABA] - triggering adhesive release, in contact-dependent manner
  • Species settlement - involving surface encounter and attachment
  • Tunicata

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  • Gabrielle S. Prendergast

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