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Chloroplasts as Functional Endosymbionts in the Mollusc Tridachia crispata (Bërgh), (Opisthobranchia, Sacoglossa)

Nature volume 222, pages 10711072 (14 June 1969) | Download Citation

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THE sacoglossan opisthobranch gastropod Tridachia crispata (Bërgh) was reported by Yonge and Nicholas1 to have symbiotic unicellular zooxanthellae (Dinophyceae). It was suggested that there was a functional relationship between the algae and the marine slugs.

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    • ROBERT K. TRENCH

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