Pelagic Snails: The Biology of Holoplanktonic Gastropod Mollusks

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Stanford University Press, 1989 - Science - 259 pages
Lucid line drawings and photos, 16 in fine color. Based on some 15 years of study and collection in both polar regions and most areas of the tropics and temperate zones. Detailed treatment is given on all known pelagic snails (aoubt 140 species) including: external anatomy, swimming and buoyancy mec

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Janthinid Snails
8
The Heteropods
27
The Thecosomes
58
The Gymnosomes
167
The Planktonic Nudibranchs
214
Glossary
239
Systematic Index
249
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