doliolum


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Noun1.Doliolum - free-swimming oceanic tunicate with a barrel-shaped transparent bodydoliolum - free-swimming oceanic tunicate with a barrel-shaped transparent body
tunicate, urochord, urochordate - primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
genus Doliolum - type genus of the Doliolidae
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Growth and biochemical changes of the blue green alga, anabaena doliolum in domestic wastewater.
La pesca pelagica en esos mares esta siempre llena de micro organismos: amphipoda, leucifer, copepodos, salpas, sagitte, hidromedusas, doliolum, radiolarie, zoea y halobales; tambien recogieron muchos planaria, pequenos physalia, algunos glaucus y cefalopodos.
It is composed mainly of Salpael, Doliolum, Sagittas, and a few Siphonophores--a striking contrast to the wealth of the surface fauna to be met with in a calm day in the Gulf of Mexico near the Tortugas, or in the main current of the Gulf Stream as it sweeps by the Florida Reef or the Cuban coast near Havana.