Zoanthus


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Zo`an´thus


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of Actinaria, including numerous species, found mostly in tropical seas. The zooids or polyps resemble small, elongated actinias united together at their bases by fleshy stolons, and thus forming extensive groups. The tentacles are small and bright colored.
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Disturbance and monopolization of a spatial resource by Zoanthus sociatus (Coelenterata, Anthozoa).
Genomic diversity of vibrios associated with the Brazilian coral Mussismilia hispida and its sympatric zoanthids (Palythoa caribaeorum, Palythoa variabilis and Zoanthus solanderi).
They are usually associated with Zoanthus colonies, which display a green color due to their photosynthesizing microalgae (BARRADAS et al.
Menon (1902, 1914, 1926) revealed that the genera Sphenopus and Protopalythoa (family Sphenopidae) produce zoanthella, and the genera Isaurus and Zoanthus (family Zoanthidae) produce zoanthina.
More interestingly such antifilarial effect has also been reported against human lymphatic filarial worm, Brugia malayi with crude extracts of green zoanthus (8) and with Xylocarpus granatum, Tinospora crispa and Andrographis paniculata (9).
Zoanthids in the genus Zoanthus also exhibit mixed strategies in that the growing colony breaks up into separate ramets, but the ramets frequently persist in large clonal aggregates (Karlson 1986).
Transport of symbiotic zooxanthellae in mesogleal canals of Zoanthus robustus?
annularis al oeste formando un pequeno parche arrecifal somero (0-2 m) con altas densidades de Agaricia, Porites y coberturas altas de los zoantidos coloniales Palythoa caribbaeoroum y Zoanthus sociatus.
kuna (polyp) (a) Pk707 (b) San Blas Islands, Panama Pocillopora damnicornis Pd Hawaii Porites evermanni Pe Hawaii Pseudopterogorgia elisabethae SSPe Bahamas Unknown anemone Cane Hawaii Zoanthus pacificus Zp Hawaii (a)A polyp is defined as a newly settled and metamorphosed planula.
Chemical control of feeding behaviour and role of glycine in nutrition of Zoanthus (Coelenterata, Zoanthidea).
The two zoanthid groups were represented mostly by Zoanthus sociatus and Palythoa caribaeorum.