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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The term was also formerly used for certain species of sponges.
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All these species apart from Alcyonium digitatum showed a significant difference between fishing grounds (Table 2, Figure 4).
1992); the soft coral, Alcyonium coralloides (Pallas, 1766) (McFadden, 1999), and the nemertean genus, Quasitetrastemma (Zaslavskaya et al.
Bacterial community structure associated with the Antarctic soft coral, Alcyonium antarcticum.
Divers also found seals swimming underwater and large expanses of the soft coral alcyonium digitatum, also known as dead man's fingers, near the Smalls, a remote set of rocks nearly 30 miles off the Pembrokeshire mainland.
Contributions of sexual and asexual reproduction to population structure in the clonal soft coral, Alcyonium rudyi.
On the coasts of Brittany and Monterey, the upper circumlittoral consists of mixed populations of corallinaceous algae (Mesophyllum, Lithothamnium, Lithophyllum), laminar rhodophytes (Rhodymenia, Fryeella, Phycodrys), and suspensivorous animals (sponges like Axinella, alcyonarians like Alcyonium, or Paralcyonium), but they do not form communities as complex as those in the Mediterranean.
The effects of flow on polyp-level prey capture in an octocoral, Alcyonium siderium.
Larval and juvenile ecology of the temperate octocoral Alcyonium siderium Verrill II.
For instance, the model of the soft coral Alcyonium sp.
Seasonal cycle of sexual reproduction of the Mediterranean soft coral Alcyonium acaule (Anthozoa, Octocorallia).