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Succession of generations is still the general paradigm for scyphozoan life cycles

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Author(s):
Morandini, Andre C. ; Schiariti, Agustin ; Stampar, Sergio N. ; Maronna, Maximiliano M. ; Straehler-Pohl, Ilka ; Marques, Antonio C.
Total Authors: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: BULLETIN OF MARINE SCIENCE; v. 92, n. 3, p. 343-351, JUL 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 5
Abstract

A recent study proposed an unorthodox view of the long-known metagenetic life cycle of scyphozoan jellyfish. We argue that misinterpretations and imprecise information generated a misleading view of such life cycle patterns. In favor of our reasoning, we present the historical understanding of metagenesis, and contend that it can still be used as a shared general life cycle pattern for Scyphozoa, as well as for other medusozoans. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50242-5 - Dimensions of marine life: patterns and process of diversifications in planktonic and benthic cnidarians
Grantee:Antonio Carlos Marques
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 13/50484-4 - Biodiversity and distribution patterns of the Medusozoa form the South-Western Atlantic
Grantee:Antonio Carlos Marques
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/24408-4 - Evolution and diversity of Ceriantharia (Cnidaria)
Grantee:Sérgio Nascimento Stampar
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 10/50174-7 - Systematics, life cycle and reproductive patterns of jellyfishes (Cnidaria: Medusozoa: Cubozoa and Scyphozoa) in the Baixada Santista (São Paulo, Brazil)
Grantee:André Carrara Morandini
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants