Galtsoff, PS. 1964. The American oyster, Crassostrea virginica Gmelin - 64 MB - smaller sections linked below:

Preface/Table of Contents

Subject & Author Index

1. Taxonomy

2. Morphology and Structure of Shell
     p. 16-31
     p. 32-47

3. The Ligament
     p. 48-53
     p. 54-59
     p. 60-64

4. General Anatomy

5. The Mantle
     p. 74-88
     p. 89-97
     p. 98-101
     p. 102-110

6. The Labial Palps

7. The Gills
     p. 121-134
     p. 135-151

8. The Adductor Muscle
     p. 152-157
     p. 158-161
     p. 162-171
     p. 172-184

9. Transport of Water by the Gills and Respiration

10. Organs of Digestion and Food of the Oyster

11. The Circulatory System and Blood
     p. 239-248
     p. 249-258
     p. 259-270

12. The Excretory System

13. The Nervous System

14. Organs of Reproduction
     p. 297-305
     p. 306-314
     p. 315-323

15. Egg, Sperm, Fertilization, and Cleavage
     p. 324-333
     p. 334-338
     p. 339-343
     p. 344-354

16. Larval Development and Metamorphosis
     p. 355-362
     p. 363-371
     p. 372-380

17. Chemical Composition

18. Environmental Factors Affecting Oyster Populations
     p. 397-403
     p. 404-416
     p. 417-426
     p. 427-436
     p. 437-456

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