Tunicates extraordinaire:
VIDEO 2 - Doliolids, Larvaceans
by Jean-Marie Cavanihac, France
  DOLIOLIDS :
 
Closer look at the beating heart of a doliolid in dark-field; the heart works like an ascidian's heart. 

Avi video (444 kbytes).

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LARVACEANS :
 
Larvacean body in darkfield showing the heart (at centre of the picture) and cilia movements in pharynx and oesophagus. 

Animated gif (430 kbytes). Click here to see an avi version. 


 
  
Larvacean's tail movements; these critters never stop!

Animated gif (450 kbytes). Click here to see an avi version. 

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Published in the December 2000 edition of Micscape Magazine.

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