Chapter 1. Reproduction and Larvae/Spore Types

  1. Simone Dürr3 and
  2. Jeremy C. Thomason4
  1. Jon N. Havenhand1 and
  2. Craig A. Styan2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315462.ch1

Biofouling

Biofouling

How to Cite

Havenhand, J. N. and Styan, C. A. (2009) Reproduction and Larvae/Spore Types, in Biofouling (eds S. Dürr and J. C. Thomason), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315462.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK

  2. 4

    School of Biology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Marine Ecology – Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg, Tjärnö, 452 96 Strömstad, Sweden

  2. 2

    Craig Styan, Environment - Energy & Resources, RPS Australia/SE Asia, PO Box 465, Subiaco, Western Australia 6904, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169264

Online ISBN: 9781444315462

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Keywords:

  • reproduction and larvae/spore types;
  • dispersive propagule – sexual reproduction in animals and algae;
  • broadcast spawning;
  • copulatory fertilisation - direct delivery of sperm to maternal individuals;
  • encapsulation - retention of embryos and larvae within protective benthic structures;
  • spores, unicellular reproductive unit produced by sporophyte;
  • allee effect;
  • mobility and survival of larvae/spores;
  • ‘carryover’ effects - effects of processes happening during one life stage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some Terminology

  • Asexual Production of Propagules

  • Sexual Reproduction – Mechanisms Facilitating Fertilisation

  • Demographic Effects on Fertilisation Success – Allee Effects

  • Environmental Factors Affecting Fertilisation

  • Links Between Fertilisation and Subsequent Larval Attributes

  • Hatching and Development

  • Mobility and Survival of Larvae/Spores

  • Carry-over Effects

  • Conclusions

  • References