Hermissenda crassicornis


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Noun1.Hermissenda crassicornis - a kind of sea slugHermissenda crassicornis - a kind of sea slug      
nudibranch, sea slug - any of various marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia having a shell-less and often beautifully colored body
genus Hermissenda, Hermissenda - genus of marine sea slugs
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The studies of nudibranch embryonic development has been limited to the temperate zone and include Rostanga pulchra (Chia & Koss 1978), Doridella steinbrege (Bickell & Chia 1979), Hermissenda crassicornis (Avila et al.
Development and feeding of larvae of the nudibranch gastropods Hermissenda crassicornis and Aeolidia papillosa.
Average tidal heights changed for only four species (the sea slug Hermissenda crassicornis, the mussel Mytilus californianus, the crab Pachygrapsus crassipes, and the limpet Tectura scutum).
But if the light appears repeatedly just before and during shaking, this snail, called Hermissenda crassicornis, eventually learns to contract its foot when light flashes, "just as Pavlov's dog would salivate when the bell occurred, as if the smell of meat were there," Alkon says.
Effects of a sensory block on calexcitin levels in the photoreceptors of Hermissenda crassicornis.
The nudibranch mollusc Hermissenda crassicornis, the subject of this review, is one preparation that has contributed to an understanding of Pavlovian conditioning at the cellular, molecular, and systems level.
Examples of their use include Aplysia californica as a model of sensitization of the gill-withdrawal reflex (Kandel, 1976), Hermissenda crassicornis as a model of classical conditioning (Alkon, 1987), and Lymnaea stagnalis as a model of classical conditioning and operant conditioning (Lukowiak et al.
Behavioral, electrophysiological, and morphological investigations of statocyst function in the nudibranch mollusc Hermissenda crassicornis.
Induction of metamorphosis in Hermissenda crassicornis larvae (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) by GABA, choline and serotonin.
Competence and metamorphosis in the long-term planktotrophic larvae of the nudibranch mollusc Hermissenda crassicornis (Eschscholtz, 1831).
Studies are being conducted in many model systems including marine molluscs like Aplysia californica and Hermissenda crassicornis.
In the nudibranch mollusc Hermissenda crassicornis, the intensity of immunostaining for the [Ca.