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ephyra

the free-swimming larva of a COELENTERATE jellyfish that results from STROBILATION of a scyphistoma larva (see SCYPHOZOAN).
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Prior to dissection, ephyrae and adults were relaxed in a 1:2 mixture of isotonic Mg[Cl.
Nineteen Aurelia ephyrae were used, eight each for the two primary antibodies and three for double stains.
After SLS-1 returned to Earth, Spangenberg and her co-workers examined the jellyfish ephyrae that had developed in space.
The jellyfish were prepared by culturing liberated ephyrae with feeding Artemia nauplii, according to the previous methods (15).
Survivorship and production of Aurelia aurita ephyrae in the innermost part of Tokyo Bay, Japan.
The issue of size-dependence is important because small ephyrae (several millimeters in bell diameter) grow to substantially larger adult medusae (many centimeters in bell diameter; e.
1998) demonstrated that ephyrae spend the bulk of their natural existence actively swimming, and Sullivan et al.
Smaller stages of these medusivores can be fed Aurelia ephyrae, finely diced adult medusae, or small hydromedusae.
Ranging from monodisk to polydisk with more than 20 developing ephyrae.
Ephyrae were budded from scyphistomae at 20 [per thousands] in the laboratory.