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Some Unique Features of Egg Laying and Reproduction in Ichthyophis Malabarensis (Taylor) (Apoda:Amphibia)

Seshachar, BR and Balakrishnan, TA and Shakuntala, Katre and Gundappa, KR (1982) Some Unique Features of Egg Laying and Reproduction in Ichthyophis Malabarensis (Taylor) (Apoda:Amphibia). In: Current Science, 51 (1). pp. 32-34.

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Abstract

The paper describes egg laying and reproduction in ICHTHYOPHIS MALABARENSIS. 100 eggs, the largest ever in Apoda, are laid in a single string and manipulated by the female into a massive clutch. The reproductive strategies in the species are discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Theoretical Studies
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2009 07:19
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/23711

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