Hydrozoa

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Noun1.Hydrozoa - coelenterates typically having alternation of generationsHydrozoa - coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata - hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals
hydroid, hydrozoan - colonial coelenterates having the polyp phase dominant
genus Hydra - hydras
order Siphonophora, Siphonophora - marine colonial hydrozoans
genus Sertularia, Sertularia - sessile hydroid that forms feathery colonies
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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The effects of exposure to wave action on the distribution and morphology of the epiphytic hydrozoans Clava multicornis and Dynamenapumila.
ventricosus found bryozoans, ascidians, and hydrozoans (Barrios & Reyes, 2009).
These little animals (which are actually hydrozoans called vellela vellela) are adapted to live at the air-water interface, where their sail lets them travel on the breeze.
The most abundant ingested items were a tunicates followed by red algae, hydrozoans, and bryozoans.
v][beta] forms part of VGCC complexes that underlie synaptic transmission of sensory information and efferent events detected by cnidocytes to postsynaptic cells such as neurites and other cnidocytes, in a manner similar to that observed in other hydrozoans (Thurm et al.
view/articleNo/10181/title/Hirohito--The-Late-Japanese-Emperor-Was-A-Dedicated-Marine-Biologist/) passion for marine biology -- the late emperor was particularly interested in primitive sea creatures called marine hydrozoans.
The Portuguese man o'war is actually a floating colony of closely related animals called hydrozoans.
Then there are two groups of close relatives--box jellies and hydrozoans (HIGH-druh-ZOH-unz).
Hydrozoans called Trachymedusae have diminutive bells and belong to the jet set.
The Portuguese man-of-war is not in fact a jellyfish, but a floating colony of closelyrelated animals called hydrozoans, normally found at the surface of the open ocean.
Biofouling is made up of hundreds of species, such as tubicolous bacteria, protozoan, seaweed, mollusks, bryozoans, cirripeds, polychaetes, ascidians, hydrozoans, and so on.