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Title: Reaggregation of cells in the orange puffball sponge Tethya aurantia
Student Author(s): Bunik, Maya E.
Faculty Advisor(s): Wagenbach, Gary
Pages: 11
Location: Research Reports Carleton College Biology 212
Date: November 1983
Abstract: Sponge aggregation was studied in Tethya aurantia focusing on the importance of temperature and divalent ions in the developmental process. Results regarding these two factors paralleled those done by Humphreys on different sponges (1963). Also, species specificity of cells was tested by combining T. aurantia with Hymenamphiastra cyanocrypta and Acarnus erithracus.