BISLect15-16-Molluscvideopoints - Chromatophores rapid...

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1 Biological Sciences 1B Lectures 15 &16 Outline (Winter 2008) Phylum Mollusca Major points for students to take away from video Locomotion- rapid, agile Specialization of mantle and cavity Mantle cavity on ventral side Intake opens around head The funnel- thrust vectoring Behavior Communication color and textural displays
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Unformatted text preview: Chromatophores rapid color changed controlled by muscles Textural changes- camouflage and “mood” Ink released into intestine, out anus; “dummy image" Reproduction Mating and egg-laying lethal for both sexes No possibility of over-lapping generations Serious impediment to evolution of sociality...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2010 for the course BIS 2 taught by Professor Schwartzandkeen during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.

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