Siphonophora


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Related to Siphonophora: order Siphonophora
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Noun1.Siphonophora - marine colonial hydrozoans
animal order - the order of animals
class Hydrozoa, Hydrozoa - coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
siphonophore - a floating or swimming oceanic colony of polyps often transparent or showily colored
genus Nanomia - a genus of Siphonophora
genus Physalia, Physalia - Portuguese man-of-war
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Among the holoplankton; copepoda, appendicularia, chaetognatha, doliolida, medusae, pteropoda, salpidae and siphonophora were encountered in every season, amphipoda was encountered in spring and winter, cumacea was encountered in winter, foraminifera was encountered in summer, autumn and winter, heteropoda and ostracoda was encountered in spring, autumn and winter, and radiolaria was encountered in spring and winter.
Some Medusae and Siphonophora from the western Atlantic.
We first identified all the zooplankton per large taxonomic groups (typically Order), and later several taxonomic experts helped us to identify species for the 12 selected zooplankton groups: Copepoda, Cladocera, Decapoda, Euphausiacea, Amphipoda, Mysidacea, Siphonophora, Chaetognatha, Pteropoda, Appendicularia, Cephalopoda, and Pisces (fish larvae).