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Galtsoff, PS. 1964. The American oyster, Crassostrea virginica Gmelin

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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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