Bryozoa


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Related to Bryozoa: Phoronida, Brachiopoda, Phylactolaemata
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Noun1.Bryozoa - marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooidsBryozoa - marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
bryozoan, moss animal, polyzoan, sea mat, sea moss - sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
Ectoprocta, phylum Ectoprocta - coextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa
Endoprocta, Entoprocta, phylum Entoprocta - sometimes considered a subphylum of Bryozoa
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Pectinatella Magnifica are members of the phylum Bryozoa that dates back roughly 500 million years.
The old piles were found to be teeming with marine life, and many crustaceans, isopods, bryozoa, mollusca, and those numerous creatures which are so frequently relegated to the scientific rubbishheap--the worms--were collected, and have been handed over to specialists for examination.
Se identificaron 229 especies correspondientes a 11 Filos: Annelida (Polychaeta), Arthropoda (Pycnogonida, Malacostraca, Ostracoda), Bryozoa, Chordata (Ascidiacea), Cnidaria (Anthozoa, Hydrozoa), Echinodermata (Echinoidea, Ophiuroidea, Holothuroidea, Asteroidea), Mollusca (Gastropoda, Bivalvia, Polyplacophora, Cephalopoda, Scaphopoda), Nemertea (Anopla, Enopla), Platyhelminthes, Porifera y Sipuncula, todos son grupos representativos de comunidades bentonicas costeras (Tabla 1, Apendice I).
She became an authority on Bryozoans and published a series of papers on the Entoprocta and Bryozoa of the Pacific Coast of North America.
Bryozoa and octopuses on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of West Antarctica show similarities that imply a marine seaway existed across West Antarctica within the last million years or so.
During this collaborative project, SQU scientists from two colleges, Agricultural and Marine Sciences and Medicine and Health Sciences, at University Hospital and the Centre of Excellence in Marine Biotechnology, collected marine fungi, bacteria, sponges, sea weeds, soft corals, tunicates, bryozoa, and sea cucumbers from Omani waters.
Macroinvertebrados bentonicos sao organismos que habitam os substratos de fundo nos habitats de agua doce, ao menos parte do seu ciclo de vida, e que podem ser retidos em peneira de malha [greater than or equal to]200 a 500[micro]m (ROSENBERG & RESH, 1993), representados por especies de Insecta, Annelida, Nemertinea, Crustacea, Mollusca e alguns Turbellaria e Bryozoa (KUHLMANN et al.
Polyembryony is taxonomically widespread, occurring in at least six metazoan phyla: Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Chordata, Cnidaria, Echinodermata, and Platyhelminthes (reviewed by Craig et al.
The aim of the research was to collect sample of marine Bryozoa from Qatari waters, associated with bivalve and coral reefs.
In the studied areas, four types of encrusters were recorded, in descending order of abundance they are: balanoid barnacles, polychaetes, bivalves and bryozoa.