navicula


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na·vic·u·la

(nă-vik'yū-lă),
A small boat-shaped structure.
[L. dim of navis, ship]

navicula

/na·vi·cu·la/ (nah-vik´u-lah) frenulum of pudendal labia.
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For the Navicula study, panels were leached in recirculating distilled water tanks fitted with a carbon filter for a total of 26 weeks and placed in sea water to equilibrate 2 h before the start of the experiment.
and Navicula incerta); postlarval growth was the best on the 45-day-old mix of U.
planktonic diatoms Aulacoseira islandica and Stephanodiscus neoastraea, as well as littoral taxa such as Diploneis domblittensis, Gyrosigma attenuatum, and Navicula scutteloides (Fig.
Navicula incerta) are also grown and added to the tanks as a food source until the abalone are large enough to eat seaweed (Searcy-Bernal et al.
lens inoculated with the diatom Navicula incerta induced a reduced settlement of 9% compared with the 22% obtained on films of U.
Four monocultured benthic diatom strains--Cocconeis scutellum, Cylindrotheca closterium, Licmophora flabellata, and Navicula sp.
The turban snail early juveniles used in experiment 1 were hatched in September 2008 and were reared on plastic plates dominated by Navicula spp.
fragments adhered to the plates using agar, produced juvenile abalone growth rates comparable to those obtained with the current commercial nursery diet of the green alga Ulvella lens plus the diatom Navicula cf.
The only two studies of DBL conditions in relation to abalone postlarvae both measured oxygen above thin films of solitary diatoms from the genera Nitzschia or Navicula (Loipersberger 1995, Searcy-Bernal 1996).