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How do ctenophores move?

Ctenophores are characterized by 8 ciliated rows used for locomotion. These cilia are stacked to look like a comb or "ctene". Therefore their name means comb bearer. They beat these ciliated rows in the water to propel themselves. However, they… Full Answer

How do ctenophore move?

Ctenophores are characterized by 8 ciliated rows used for locomotion. These cilia are stacked to look like a comb or "ctene". Therefore their name means comb bearer. They beat these ciliated rows in the water to propel themselves. However, they… Full Answer