A trochophore is a type of free-swimming planktonic marine larva with several
bands of cilia. By moving their cilia rapidly, a water eddy is created. In this way ...
Nov 26, 2008 ... Trochophore, also called trochosphere, small, translucent, free-swimming larva
characteristic of marine annelids and most groups of mollusks.
In this article we will discuss about Trochophore Larva:- 1. Historical Retrospect
of Trochophore Larva 2. Structures of the Trochophore Larva 3. Biology and ...
When these larvae hatch, each is a microscopic swimmer known as a
trochophore larva, shown at right. The larva has two bands of cilia around the
middle that ...
May 7, 2016 ... STRUCTURE OF TROCHOPHORE LARVA Life cycle of many Polychaetes (
Annelids) includes a free swimming trochophore larva. This larva is ...
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In the life history of Nereis trochophore larva is seen. It is an unsegmented, small
ciliated larva. It has a broad anterior end and a narrow posterior end.
«Trochophore» is a term used in a strict sense for larvae having an opposed-
band method of feeding, involving a prototroch and metatroch. Other ciliary
The small, free-swimming, ciliated aquatic larva of various invertebrates,
including certain mollusks and annelids. [Greek trokhos, wheel (from trekhein, to
run) + ...
a free-swimming ciliated larva of several invertebrate groups, including many
marine annelid worms, mollusks, brachiopods, and nemerteans. Origin of ...