n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of marine Bryozoa belonging to Vesicularia and allied genera. They have delicate tubular cells attached in clusters to slender flexible stems.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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sinuosum, Hyophila involuta, Mittenothamnium reptans, Phyllogonium fulgens, Platyhypnidium aquaticum, Porotrichum filiferum, Pyrrhobryum spiniforme, Thuidium delicatulum, Vesicularia vesicularis y Zelometeorium recurvifolium.
Vesicularia vesicularis (Schwagr.) Broth.--A, AM: 1000-1670 m
Factor scores Trait PC1 PC2 Standard length 0.986 -0.029 Head length 0.990 0.044 Body depth 0.972 -0.188 Head depth 0.983 0.094 Gape width 0.972 -0.164 Interorbital distance 0.974 -0.180 Snout length 0.915 0.376 Eye diameter 0.960 0.141 To conduct a mating trial, a single male in reproductive condition, either benthic or limnetic, was placed in a 102-L experimental aquarium with a sandy bottom and supplied with ample Java moss (Vesicularia dubyana) and grass clippings as materials for nest construction.
Mull.) Mitt., y Vesicularia vesicularis (Schwagr.) Broth.
Hypnaceae Vesicularia vesicularis (Schwagr.) Broth.
A single male was introduced to one side (assigned at random), given a tray of sand and plant material ("Java moss," Vesicularia sp.) for nesting, and visually isolated from other males.