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Fig. 8. Transmission electron micrographs of Pandalus hypsinotus ovaries. (A) Previtellogenic oocyte (GSI: 0.60). (B), (C) Endogenous vitellogenic oocyte (GSI: 0.55). (D) Exogenous vitellogenic oocyte and follicle cell (GSI: 1.17). (E), (F) Endocytosis in an exogenous vitellogenic oocyte (GSI: 1.12). (G) Exogenous vitellogenic oocyte (GSI: 2.25). (H) Maturing oocyte (GSI: 8.52). Bars: 1 μm. EC, endocytosis; FC, follicle cells; L, lipid droplets; M, mitochondria; MV, microvilli; RER, rough endoplasmic reticulum; VM, vitellin membrane; Y, yolk globules. Reprinted with permission from Zoological Science, 21, Okumura et al., Ovarian development and hemolymph vitellogenin levels in laboratory-maintained protandric shrimp, Pandalus hypsinotus: measurement by a newly developed time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay (TR-FIA), 1037–1047, Fig. 7, © 2004, Zoological Society of Japan.

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