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cirrate

(sîr′āt′)
adj. Biology
Having or resembling a cirrus or cirri.
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Some histioteuthids have been observed swimming with their arms, like medusae and cirrate octopods (Voss et al.
A similar pattern was observed for the cirrate octopod Opisthoteuthis californiana (Seibel et al.
Cirrate octopods with associate deep-sea organisms: new biological data based on deep benthic photographs (Cephalopoda).
Aspects of the functional morphology of cirrate octopods: locomotion and feeding.
Locomotion modes of deep-sea cirrate octopods (Cephalopoda) based on observations from video recordings on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
In the case of cirrate octopods, bioluminescence has been suggested but never confirmed (Aldred et al.
This study provides the first description of bioluminescence in the cirrate octopod Stauroteuthis syrtensis.
Like the suckers of other cirrate octopods, the photophores of S.
The cirrate genera Stauroteuthis, Cirroteuthis, and Cirrothauma feed on small planktonic crustaceans, and other researchers have suggested that these are trapped within a mucous web produced by buccal secretory glands and handled by the elongated cirri (Vecchione, 1987; Vecchione and Young, 1997).
However, the existence of light organs within suckers (at the base of the peduncle) has been suggested in the cirrate octopod C.
Cirrate octopods with associated deep-sea organisms: new biological data based on deep benthic photographs (Cephalopoda).
A multispecies aggregation of cirrate octopods trawled from north of the Bahamas.