appendicularia


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Related to appendicularia: class Larvacea, Thaliacea, larvaceans
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Noun1.appendicularia - free-swimming tadpole-shaped pelagic tunicate resembling larvae of other tunicates
tunicate, urochord, urochordate - primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
genus Appendicularia - a genus of chordates in the class Larvacea
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In SSB4, copepods were predominant near the coast, while Appendicularia, Chaetognatha and Cladocera were representative in waters farther away from the coast.
Among the holoplankton; copepoda, appendicularia, chaetognatha, doliolida, medusae, pteropoda, salpidae and siphonophora were encountered in every season, amphipoda was encountered in spring and winter, cumacea was encountered in winter, foraminifera was encountered in summer, autumn and winter, heteropoda and ostracoda was encountered in spring, autumn and winter, and radiolaria was encountered in spring and winter.