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Re: from the Lobster's Mouth



From: ornstn@inforamp.net (Ronald Orenstein)
 > I gather it is supposed to be similar to both entoprocts and ectoprocts,
 > which is a neat trick as entoprocts have their anal opening within the ring
 > of tentacles while ectoprocts have theirs outside - I'll be curious to learn
 > where this critter's is!

I doubt it has one - from the looks of the very poor photo I saw
I doubt it even has a proper gut.

The similarity is simply in the presence of a lophophore-like structure
with tentacles, and in some suggestive features of the life-cycle.

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