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A study of pigments in some developmental stages of Aurelia aurita Lam
Van den Branden, C.; Van den Sande, P.; Decleir, W. (1981). A study of pigments in some developmental stages of Aurelia aurita Lam, in: IZWO Coll. Rep. 11(1981). IZWO Collected Reprints, 11: pp. chapter 22
In: (1981). IZWO Coll. Rep. 11(1981). IZWO Collected Reprints, 11[s.n.][s.l.], more
In: IZWO Collected Reprints. Instituut voor Zeewetenschappelijk Onderzoek: Bredene. ISSN 0772-1250, more

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  • Van den Branden, C.; Van den Sande, P.; Decleir, W. (1980). A study of pigments in some developmental stages of Aurelia aurita Lam. Acta Zool. Path. Antverp. 75: 19-28, more

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Keywords
    Developmental stages; Pigments; Polyps; Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]; Marine

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  • Van den Branden, C.
  • Van den Sande, P., more
  • Decleir, W., more

Abstract
    Unfed polyps of Aurelia aurita are white. Fed with Artemia salina nauplii they turn to pinkish because of the canthaxanthin present in the food. The deep brown-red colour of strobila and ephyra is due to melanin.

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