tunicate

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tunicate

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urochordate

any minute marine chordate of the subphylum Tunicata, containing the sea squirts. They feed by ciliary action and lack a NOTOCHORD, though one is present in the tail of the tadpole larva.
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Mots cles: connaissances traditionnelles, etude sur le terrain, etude collaborative sur le terrain, ecologie, chiton noir, Katharina tunicata, glace de mer, collaboration, Alutiiq, Inuit
New bioactive rosigenin analogues and aromatic polyketide metabolites from the freshwater aquatic fungus Massarina tunicata.
Molluscs Acmaea mitra Cryptochiton stelleri Katharina tunicata Lottia digitalis L.
The class Larvacea is the most specialized in the subphylum Urochordata, or Tunicata, and contains some 70 species.
which contributed to the high densities in SSB1, and zooplankton such as copepods there is high densities, as well as the presence of representatives of other groups such as Cladocera, Chaetognatha and Tunicata.
autotroph X Macrofauna Crustacea Hyas coarctatus scavenger X alutaceus (Brandt) Saduria entomon scavenger X X (Linnaeus) Tunicata Molgula sp.
X (460, 736, 929) Opuntia tomentosa Salm-Dyck (384, 463) Opuntia tunicata (Lehm.
1989; but with the 12SB primer modified at one nucleotide site in accordance with the Katharina tunicata sequence, see Boore and Brown 1994) to amplify portions of the COl and 12S genes, respectively.
0 10 Tunicata 2 28 Didemnum concyhliatum 2 8 Diplosoma glandulosum 0 10 Perophora formosana 0 10 Porifera 33 47 Amphimedon viridis 0 10 Geodia papyracea 1 9 Haliclona curacaoensis 0 10 Haliclona implexiformis 8 2 Lissodendoryx sp.