cunjevoi


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cunjevoi

(ˈkʌndʒɪˌvɔɪ)
n
1. (Plants) an aroid plant, Alocasia macrorrhiza, of tropical Asia and Australia, cultivated for its edible rhizome
2. (Animals) a sea squirt
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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spallanzanii are capable of filtering an enormous amount of water every hour, and as suspension feeders their key ecological impact appears to be the provision of competition for other filter and suspension feeders, such as sponges and cunjevoi (sea squirts), which are both very common throughout PCMS.
The radioles are capable of filtering an enormous amount of water every hour, and as suspension feeders their key ecological role appears to be the provision of competition for other filter and suspension feeders, such as sponges and cunjevoi (sea squirts), which are both very common throughout the marine sanctuary.