Presents a wealth of factual information on the seashore environment and the characteristics, habits, and habitats of marine and tidewater creaturesWith very few exceptions starfish have separate sexes and in most cases the eggs and sperm are spawned into the water, the fertilized eggs developing into ... Some starfish, like the sea bat (Patiria miniata) which ranges along the whole Pacific Coast from Sitka to La Paz, can breed at any time of the year. ... All young forms are male, but as they grow larger they become females and produce eggs only.
|Title||:||1001 Questions Answered about the Seashore|
|Author||:||Norman John Berrill, Jacquelyn Berrill|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1976|