Hydra Model

Producer: Carolina Biological Supply Company

This is a greatly enlarged model of Hydra. Dissectible into 4 parts. Longitudinal and cross-sectional views show significant anatomical features, including the ectoderm, mesoglea, coelenteron, egg cells, buds, and mouth opening. Cross-sectional block (250x life size) shows nematocysts, sensory and epithelial cells, interstitial structures, and the nerve plexus. Anatomy of a cnidoblast (armed and triggered) is shown separately. Includes a printed key that references all 26 anatomical structures. Mounted on a durable base. Size (without base), 58 x 14 x 59 cm.


Medium: Model
Price: US$210.00; see website for country distributors