Tag: "limpets" at biology news
Sea snails break the law
...s Dollos law.Collin sums this up: "The embryos of limpets
in a group called Crepipatella seem to retain some of the apparatus they would need for larval feeding and swimming, even though they do not produce larvae. Then, from DNA data we see that one species with larvae has re-evolved in the middle of a gr...
Limpets reveal possible fate of cold-blooded Antarctic animals
...actor. Studies of the protein-making abilities of limpets
in both the sea around the British Antarctic Surve...aking and retaining proteins. While tropical water limpets
typically retain 70% of the proteins they make, those in the Antarctic appear only to retain about 2...