Pleurobrachiidae


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Noun1.Pleurobrachiidae - sea gooseberries
ctenophore family - a family of ctenophores
Ctenophora, phylum Ctenophora - comb jellies; sea acorns; a small phylum formerly considered a class of Coelenterata
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Cydippid groups such as the Pleurobrachiidae are physically constrained by tentacle thread spacing from successfully preying on microzooplankton taxa.
1) Another member of Pleurobrachiidae, Hormiphora californensis, which was collected from the Santa Barbara Channel, also consistently failed to produce light.
5C) is commonly encountered in the north Pacific, the Gulf of Maine, and the Mediterranean Sea, yet this genus was grouped in the family Pleurobrachiidae until recent work by Mills (1987).