pycnogonid


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pycnogonid

a member of the order of arachnids which contains the so-called ‘sea-spiders’ - slender-bodied animals with relatively long legs.
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We chose to compare differences between the dark epibiont group, bulk water, and control group because there was no apparent photosynthesis on the pycnogonid cuticle in the control group.
Pycnogonid ovigers can be classified into two types: those with compound spines and those without; compound spines appear to be necessary for grooming (Bamber, 2007).
Observations on the physiology and integumentary structure of the Antarctic pycnogonid Decolopoda australis.
Fine structure of the "slit organs" of the pycnogonid Anoplodactylus petiolatus (Anoplodactylidae).
Epizoites on marine invertebrates: with particular reference to those associated with the pycnogonid Phoxichilidium tubulariae Lebour, the amphipod Caprella linearis (L.
In this study, we examined how epibionts affect local oxygen supply to temperate species of pycnogonids (sea spiders).
Here we examine the effects of epibionts on gas exchange by pycnogonids (phylum Arthropoda), and test for the presence of active and passive mechanisms for epibiont control.