Asexual reproduction It is of rare occurrence. It is reported by Gilchrist (1923) in Balanoglossus capensis. During summer the juvenile phase reproduces by cutting off small pieces from the tail end. The separated part later on develops completely into an adult sexual type in next winter. Sexual reproduction The sexes are separate but there is
Obelia is a tree-like branched, marine colonial cnidarian, growing on the surface of sea-weeds, rocks and pilings along the sea-coasts. Colonies appear like whitish or light-brown branched threads, about 30 mm. to several cms in height. The colony arises by budding from a single hydra-like individual, the buds fail to separate and after repeated budding
How Paramoecium reproduces sexually? In Paramoecium a peculiar type of sexual reproduction known as conjugation takes place. In conjugation there is an exchange of micronuclear material without the fusion of the cytoplasm.