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Noun1.Thaliacea - small class of free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
family Salpidae, Salpidae - a small family of tunicates in the class Thaliacea
Doliolidae, family Doliolidae - oceanic tunicates
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Chaetognatha, Thaliacea, Euphausiacea and Pelagic Polychaeta in the Colombian Pacific Ocean, during two periods in 1996 (La Nina) and two periods in 1997 (El Nino).
Reliability of qPCR for quantitative gut content estimation in the circumglobally abundant pelagic tunicate Dolioletta gegenbauri (Tunicata, Thaliacea).
The haemocytes of the salp Thalia democratica (Tunicata, Thaliacea): an ultrastructural and histochemical study in the oozoid.
This measurement excluded all fishes, large cephalopods, pelagic crabs, and large plankters (>5 mm), including Thaliacea and medusae (Ohman and Smith, 1995).
Laboratory-measured grazing and ingestion rates of the salp, Thalia democratica Forskal, and the doliolid, Dolioletta gegenbauri Uljanin (Tunicata, Thaliacea).