Actinaria


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Noun1.Actinaria - sea anemonesActinaria - sea anemones        
animal order - the order of animals
Actinozoa, Anthozoa, class Actinozoa, class Anthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
sea anemone, anemone - marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton
actinian, actiniarian, actinia - any sea anemone or related animal
Actinia, genus Actinia - a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools
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Aggressive function and induced development of catch tentacles in the sea anemone Metridium senile (Coelenterata, Actinaria).
Lepidochelys Cnidaria Actinaria, Obelia olivacea y Annelida Ozobranchus Chelonia mydas branchiatus Mollusca Stramonita biserialis Arthropoda Balaenophihis manatomm, Chelonibia testiuiinaria, Conclwderma virgatum, Lepas anserifera, Lepas hilli, Planes major, Plathlepas decor ata, Plah/lepas hexastylos, Podocerus chelonophihis, Stomatolepas cf.
High levels of genetic divergence between sympatric color morphs of the littoral sea-anemone Anthopleura orientalis (Anthozoa: Actinaria).
Contact and disturbance rates were calculated for each haul for 4 classes of macroinvertebrates--sea whips, sea stars (Asteroidea), anemones (Actinaria), and Dungeness crabs (Cancer magister)--as the number either contacted or disturbed divided by the total number observed less the number for which contact or disturbance could not be determined definitively.
Predation on zooplankton by the benthic anthozoans Alcyonium siderium (Alcyonacea) and Metridium senile (Actinaria) in the New England subtidal.