Image of the Day: Head Start

The marine worm Schizocardium californicum starts its life cycle as little more than a swimming, translucent head.

The Scientist Staff
Dec 15, 2016

HOPKINS MARINE STATION, PAUL GONZALEZ

(See P. Gonzalez et al., “The adult body plan of indirect developing hemichordates develops by adding a Hox-patterned trunk to an anterior larval territory,” Current Biology, doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.047, 2016.)

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