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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.
The subphylum Urochordata (or Tunicata) of the phylum Chordata includes three classes: Ascidiacea, Thaliacea, and Appendicularia. Urochordate species exhibit diverse forms, including free-swimming, sessile, and colonial.
rosea copepodits 29.993 26 Appendicularia 4.291 13 Fishes eggs 0.082 5 Meroneuston (larvae) Nemertea (Muller) 0.002 1 Polychaeta (11 types) 16.446 24 Sipunculida (pelagosphaera) 0.002 1 Barnacles (nauplius + cypris) 0.606 11 Decapod crustaceans 0.258 11 Bryozoa(cyphonaute) 2.410 19 Gastropoda (bilobed larvae) 0.007 2 Bivalvia (right charnel 21.118 18 + umbonated) Echinodermata (pluteus) 0.419 11 Total 92.243 %