gorgonian


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Related to gorgonian: gorgonian coral
  • noun

Synonyms for gorgonian

corals having a horny or calcareous branching skeleton

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Sponges in many ways are similar to their gorgonian cousins in that both are attached to the bottom and exposed to predators.
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5[alpha], 8[alpha]-Epidioxysterols from the gorgonian Eunicella cavolini and the ascidian Trididemnum inarmatum: Isolation and evaluation of their antiproliferation activity.
The sides and top of the pinnacles are composed of columnar basalt, and gorgonian corals, Primnoa sp.
The ambiguity between streaming and hanging is the crucial point: as Cole demonstrates with reference to the Ovidian story of Perseus' rescue of Andromeda as well as Pliny's description of gorgonian corals, Medusa's liquid blood was understood to colour the shrub-like corals, which solidified only when cut.
Among the many gorgonian coral diseases, only one has been systematically characterized.
In the stadium by the swamp, in the city off a ramp, in the state so nice they'll charge you tolls on roads twice, currently unfolds a macabre, eerie, ghastly, hideous, dire, calamitous, mortifying, frightful, Gorgonian twin tale of gridiron dread, a horror movie sequel simply called ``Escape From New York: Oh, No, It's New Jersey
Costa, 1861), may be locally abundant in colonies of the gorgonian Corallium rubrum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Crocetta & Spanu 2008).
This gorgonian octocoral-dwelling species is recorded to range from Malaysia and throughout Indonesia to Palau, Micronesia and south-east to the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Lourie & Randall 2003).
In the Florida Keys, hogfish actively select habitat, preferring sandy rubble and gorgonian microhabitats (Munoz et al.
Research in the GOA and elsewhere has shown that sponge communities and gorgonian coral colonies in boreal waters may be very slow to recover from trawl damage (Freese, 2003; Krieger, 2001).
00 Phase B Gorgonian Extract GC (Lipo Chemicals) (Capryiic/capric 0.