anthozoan


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Related to anthozoan: class Anthozoa
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Synonyms for anthozoan

sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps

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The scalloped wentletrap is a gastropod that parasitizes large anthozoans (Morris et al.
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.
Similarly, studies conducted in the Gulf of Alaska and Irish Sea show that most motile organisms are less severely affected by chronic and experimental trawling than are anthozoans, sponges, bryozoans, hydroids, tubicolous polychaetes, and barnacles (Freese et al.
The rocky substrata are enriched with sessile fauna such as oysters, barnacles, and numerous species of anthozoans.