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Synonyms for ctenophore

biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb

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The genome of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi and its implications for cell type evolution.
Are the bristles mechanoreceptors for sensing displacements of the statolith during changes in the orientation of a ctenophore to the direction of gravity?
Genomic DNA analyses reveal weak homology to ctenophore 18S, even though cultured amoebae has been separated from the host for hundreds of generations.
The ctenophore, Mnemiopsis leidyi, in the Black Sea: a holoplanktonic organism transported in the ballast water of ships.
Specifically, does the recently discovered asymmetric architecture of the ctenophore statocyst, with respect to the sagittal and tentacular body planes (Tamm, 2014c), influence its functional responses during geotaxis?
Differential ingestion and digestion of bivalve larvae by the scyphozoan Chrysaora quinquecirrha and the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi.
The ctenophore statocyst exploits both motile and sensory functions of cilia (Tamm, 1982, 2014a, b).
Predation by and distribution of a ctenophore, Mnemiopsis leidyi (Agassiz) in the York River estuary.
We call it the rabbit-ear ctenophore because of those two long projections.
The most documented case is the intrusion of the non-indigenous ctenophore species Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Black Sea during the 80's, which latter spread into the Caspian, Baltic, and North Seas (Shiganova et al.
High capture efficiencies can occur with some gelatinous predators, such as the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (Costello et al.
Climate effects on formation of jellyfish and ctenophore blooms: a review.
Ctenophore kairomones and modified aminosugar disaccharides alter the shadow response in a larval crab.
For example, abundant gelatinous organisms, such as the scyphomedusa (Chrysaors quinquecirra) and the lobate ctenophore (Mnemiopsis leidyi), can be important predators on early-stage anchovy and competitors with juveniles and adults (Purcell et al.