About P. miniataP. miniata reproduces by broadcast spawning and gravid individuals can be collected throughout the year in California and maintained in laboratory aquariums for studies of embryo development. A high quality genome enables comparative genomics studies of evolution and development.
Larvae and adults possess whole body regeneration capability making them a model for studies of regeneration.
Egg Size: 169 um Spawning: broadcast Developmental pattern: planktotroph Larval types: bipinnaria and brachiolaria Reference: PubMed:21672739