By Elizabeth Gosling
Entire textual content covers all significant features of the invertebrate type bivalve molluscs. Chapters disguise morphology, ecology, feeding, replica, payment and recruitment, progress, body structure, fisheries, aquaculture, genetics, ailments and parasites, and public healthiness matters. basically for undergraduate scholars, yet valuable as a reference for postgraduate scholars and execs.
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Several different types of neurosecretory cells have been identified in mussels and most of these are located in the cerebral ganglia (Illanes-Bucher, 1979). These cells (neurones) produce peptides that are released into the circulatory system. Some of these peptides have been characterised in Mytilus and have been shown to be important in the regulation of growth, gametogenesis and in glycogen metabolism (see de Zwann & Mathieu, 1992 for review and references). More details on the role of neurohormones in gametogenesis, and growth are in Chapters 5 and 6, respectively.
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Bivalve Molluscs: Biology, Ecology and Culture by Elizabeth Gosling