ctenophore


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Related to ctenophore: phylum Ctenophora, Comb jellies
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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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However, within each tissue, the highest values of the correlation coefficient were for pairs of tissue green-emitting granules and CTAB-extracted ctenophore proteins, and pairs of tissue blue-background, CTAB-extracted albumin samples (Tables A1, A2, bold).
Norekian, "The ctenophore genome and the evolutionary origins of neural systems," Nature, vol.
Differential ingestion and digestion of bivalve larvae by the scyphozoan Chrysaora quinquecirrha and the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi.
The tentacular bulb and the tentilla are important physiological structures in ctenophores that minimally are involved in feeding.
A simple method of estimating the biomass of ctenophores was used to estimate ctenophore biomass ([B.sub.ct]) as a function of the percent frequency of occurrence of ctenophores in dogfish stomachs (f), the number of dogfish on the continental shelf ([N.sub.dog]), and the average mass of ctenophores found in the stomachs of dogfish (S), where
In vitro fertilisation in ctenophores: sperm entry, mitosis, and the establishment of bilateral symmetry in Beroe ovata.
Populations of the jelly-fish-like ctenophore Mnemiopis leidyi, first noticed in 1982, have erupted--consuming zooplankton, shellfish, and eggs and larvae of fish.
= 1) formed by non-arthropod HcA sequences, including the 16 novel sequences from annelids, hemichor-dates, sponges, and ctenophores. The circled clade inside the yellow clade was formed exclusively by ctenophore HcA sequences.
Brachyuran megalopa, copepod, hydroniedusa, ctenophore. and fish (Pennington & Chia 1985), however, can prey on abalone larvae under experimental conditions.
MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF AN INVASIVE NOVEL CYDIPPID CTENOPHORE. R MARIITA, C LESTER, A.R.
Adapted to limitless, featureless blue surroundings, this planktonic ctenophore, Cestum, lives near the ocean surface.
1:45 ANALYSIS OF SWIMMING BEHAVIOR BY GELATINOUS ZOOPLANKTON IN ALTERED GRAVITY CONDITIONS: CTENOPHORE AND CNIDARIAN MEDUSA
The most likely candidates for biocontrol include Baroe, another ctenophore that eats only comb jellies, and the butterfish, a fish of low commercial appeal with a fairly catholic diet that includes Mnemiopsis.
quinquecirrha preys on, and may control, the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (Feigenbaum and Kelly 1984).
Ultrastructure of the giant smooth muscle fiber of the ctenophore Beroe ovata.