Tadpoles sentence example
Tadpoles are aquatic vertebrates.
Some tadpoles reach a very great size.
The tadpoles grow to a large size considering that of the adult, the body equalling in size a sparrow's or even a small pigeon's egg, and they often remain more than a year in that condition.
Once there were eleven tadpoles in a glass globe set in a window full of plants.
In describing tadpoles, the term "body" is therefore used as meaning head and body.Advertisement
In addition to these lines, all tadpoles show more or less distinctly a small whitish gland in the middle of the head between the eyes, the so-called frontal gland or pineal gland, which in early stages is connected with the brain.
The above description applies to all European and North American tadpoles, and to the great majority of those known from the tropics.
The atrium is thus analogous to the opercular cavity of fishes and tadpoles, and, as stated above, remains in communication with the exterior by means of the atriopore.
In others, which represent the perichordal type, the greater share of the formation of the whole vertebra falls to the (paired) dorsal cartilage, but there is in addition a narrow ventral or hypochordal cartilage which fuses with the dorsal or becomes connected with it by calcified tissue; the notochord is thus completely surrounded by a thick sheath in tadpoles with imperfectly developed limbs.
Tadpoles transported from one place to another.- Dendrobates, Phyllobates, Sooglossus.Advertisement
The chief diet of frog tadpoles, in the early part of their life is filamentous algae.
On emerging from the egg, the tadpoles have feathery external gills.
To investigate the function of spinal inhibitory interneurons in Xenopus tadpoles, paired whole-cell recordings were used.
We have examined the morphology and longitudinal axon projections of a population of spinal commissural interneurons, in young Xenopus tadpoles.
The tadpoles gradually develop the mouthparts and legs of the adult.Advertisement
The hatching black tadpoles look very different to the adults.
The adults prey on small animals such as frogs and will also enter water to catch tadpoles, newts and even small fish.
They commonly prey on other insects, but large dragonfly nymphs are also capable of catching and eating tadpoles or small fish.
Come back over the next few days and weeks to see the tadpoles grow!
They will eat much of it, including tadpoles.Advertisement
Newts will eat frog tadpoles, but take toad tadpoles less readily.
The frog tadpoles still have not grown any legs.
All tadpoles are provided with more or less distinct lines of muciferous sensory crypts or canals, which stand in immediate relation to the nerve branches and are regarded as organs of a special sense possessed by aquatic vertebrates, feeling, in its broadest sense, having been admitted as their possible use, and the function of determining waves of vibration in the aqueous medium having been suggested.
It was great fun to plunge my hand into the bowl and feel the tadpoles frisk about, and to let them slip and slide between my fingers.
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Stones projecting above the surface give developing tadpoles an opportunity to soak up the sun !
Newts will eat tadpoles, but then so do other tadpoles - that 's life in the pond !
So I now consider that I have tadpoles in the new pond !
He won a lovely diving suit, From distant London Town, And tried to catch the tadpoles As they wriggled up and down.
This orifice is the spiraculum, which is lateral, on the left side of the body, in most tadpoles, but median, on the breast or belly, in those of the Discoglossidae and of some of the Engystomatidae.
Stones projecting above the surface give developing tadpoles an opportunity to soak up the sun!
All the fish were pink in color and shaped like large tadpoles.
From this mass of eggs there emerge numbers of small dark tadpoles.
Newts will eat tadpoles, but then so do other tadpoles - that's life in the pond!
Its spawn is in long strings of jelly like eggs - from which little black tadpoles emerge.
The creek flowed over a succession of rock ledges and formed pools at the edge where tadpoles swam.
In some Indian and Malay Engystomatids of the genera Callula and Microhyla, the tadpoles are remarkably transparent, and differ markedly in the structure of the buccal apparatus.
Among European forms, some tadpoles of Pelobates attain a length of seven inches, the body being of the size of a hen's egg.