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Synonyms for Actinia

a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools

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Biometric investigations on the cnidae of the sea anemone Actinia equina mediterranea form I sensu Schimdt, 1972.
Por estas caracteristicas el Sephadex G-50 es ampliamente utilizado para separar, preliminarmente, los componentes de los venenos de anemonas de mar, tal como se ha reportado en los casos de Bunodosoma caissarum, Actinia equina, Anthopleura xanthogrammica, Anthopleura fuscoviridis, Urticina crassicornis, Phymanthus crucifer, Bunodosoma granulifera y Stichodactyla helianthus (Malpezzi et al.
Transocean, which just last month said it had stacked two rigs of that class, said its Actinia rig would work in Myanmar at $206,000 per day, first for China's CNOOC through December, and then for Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production until May.
Genetic materials inserted into the cactus and responsible for luminescence are GFP-like proteins taken from the Pacific actinia known as Anemonia Sulcata.
Norwegian chemical transportation group Eitzen Chemical ASA announced on Tuesday (29 May) that it has signed a preliminary agreement to acquire the 40,296 dwt chemical tanker Team Actinia.
But when Richet "came back to [northern] France and had no more Physalia to study, I hit upon the idea of studying actinia, [the sea anemone], which can be obtained in large quantities on all the rocky shores of Europe." (By Europe, Richet meant Brittany and the Atlantic as opposed to the Mediterranean, where warm-water jellyfish abound.) "Actinia has a slowly acting poison.
The sea anemone Actinia equina exemplifies a reproductive strategy adapted to this environment.
The anemone Actinia tenebrosa has greater genotypic diversity on unstable boulder beaches than on stable shores (Ayre 1984).
Color variation is a feature that has been regarded as important at the time of defining taxonomic status for different species groups (Endler et al., 2005), including different groups of marine invertebrates such as the starfish genus, Echinaster (Tuttle & Lindahl, 1980), the anemone, Actinia equine (Linnaeus, 1767) (Quicke et al., 1983), the sponge, Oscarella lobularis (Schmidt, 1862) (Boury-Esnault et al., 1992); the soft coral, Alcyonium coralloides (Pallas, 1766) (McFadden, 1999), and the nemertean genus, Quasitetrastemma (Zaslavskaya et al., 2010).
Population structuring, gene dispersal, and reproduction in the Actinia equina species group.
solidissima (Longo 1976, Longo & Anderson 2005), as well as in the annelid Urechis caupo (Paul 1975) and the cnidarian Actinia fragacea (Larkman & Carter 1984).