Metamorphosis of Nudibranch Molluscs

Producer: SFRS (Service du Film de Recherche Scientifique)

This video presents a few examples of nudibranch molluscs metamorphosis and analyses the main processes leading from the veliger larva to the limaciform shell-less adult. Also included are metamorphosis modalities of two types of Aeolidiidae and of one pleurobranch. Morphological and anatomical changes include: cellular proliferation of the pallium, brain making, filiation of nudibranchs from related forms of pleurobranchs. In macro and microcinematography.


Language: French
Year of production: 1980
Format: VHS PAL, SECAM, NTSC. Also available on CD-ROM (see under Software)
Running time: 14 mins.
Price: Individual use: €15.00 (Europe), €30.00 (rest of the world); Institutional use: €30.00 (Europe), €45.00 (rest of the world); the NTSC format is available at an additional cost of €15.00
Note: The original title of this program is Métamorphose des mollusques nudibranches