Structures of ovary and ovarian follicle in flathead lobster,Thenus orientalis (Lund, 1793) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Scyllarida)
【英文摘要】 The ovary contains four morphological components: (1) the ovarian wall, (2) the reproductive epithelium, (3) the cellular layer containing oocytes, oogonia (especially for early-developing ovary) and follicle cells, and (4) the extensions of the ovarian wall. The ovarian wall and its extensions consist of blood vessels, sinuses, muscle cells and others. The extensions of the ovarian wall project into among the follicles and insert on the thick basal membrane of each follicle. From inside to outside, the ...