Hopkins Marine Station Student Paper

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Title: An experimental exploration of mechanics of food movement in the digestive system of the omnivorous marine isopod Idotea resecata
Student Author(s): Hayman, Robert
Faculty Advisor(s): Lee, Welton
Pages: 28
Location: Final Papers Biology 175H
Date: June 1973
Keywords: Isopoda
Abstract: Mechanical aspects of the movement of food through the digestive system of the marine isopod Idotea resecata were analyzed by means of measuring feeding rates, defecation rates, and the path of dyed food through the digestive tract.