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New study reveals the biomechanics of how marine snail larvae swim


December 18, 2013

Atlantic slipper limpets Equipped with high-speed, high-resolution video, scientists have discovered important new information on how marine snail larvae swim, a key behavior that determines individual dispersal and, ultimately, survival. Full Story

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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