anthozoan


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Synonyms for anthozoan

sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps

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Identification of the cells that are constitutively ready for an initial immune response is an important first step towards understanding the "resting" state of the anthozoan immune system.
Anatomy and development of the nervous system of Nematostella vectensis, an anthozoan cnidarian.
Next, we included a selection of transcriptome assemblies that, although incomplete, greatly expand the range of symbiotic anthozoan species represented for comparative analysis.
1998) showed that techniques commonly used in studies of hydroids could further illuminate the anthozoan gastrovascular system.
Future studies with antibodies to anthozoan usherins may resolve this issue.
2005), and several anthozoan larvae are now known to feed on suspended material either in the plankton or in the detritus at the upper layer of the sea floor (Martin and Koss, 2002).
32) Others, although likely not able to be placed into a living cnidarian group, may be stem cnidarians, or even stem anthozoans.
The stable substrate provided by rocky habitats support communities of algae, sponges, hydrocorals, encrusting non-scleractinian anthozoans and scleractinians (as ranked in this study) similar to those of coral reefs.
1,2) Cnidaria include "hydrozoans (fire coral and Portuguese man-of-war), scyphozoans (true jellyfish), and anthozoans (sea anemones).
The main organisms, both in terms of cover and biomass, are anthozoans (Paramuricea, Parazoanthus, Leptopsammia) and sponges (Chondrosia, Petrosia, Axinella).
There are certain circumstances in which anthozoans, invertebrates and things which live in cages are infinitely preferable to the traditional companions such as dogs and cats.
Range([double Species([dagger]) Common name dagger]) Anthozoans Anthopleura elegantissima anemone S A.
Predation on zooplankton by the benthic anthozoans Alcyonium siderium (Alcyonacea) and Metridium senile (Actinaria) in the New England subtidal.
Investigations of other invertebrate population structures, including anthozoans.