Q.5:- What is the difference between direct and indirect development?
|Direct development||Indirect development|
|It is a type of development in which an embryo develops into a mature individual without involving a larval stage.||It is a type of development that involves a sexually-immature larval stage, having different food requirements than adults.|
|Metamorphosis is absent.||Metamorphosis involving development of larva to a sexually-mature adult is present.|
|It occurs in fishes, reptiles, birds, and mammals.||It occurs in most of the invertebrates and amphibians.|