pneumatophore


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pneumatophore

the bladder-like polyp of SIPHONOPHORES which enables them to float.It is usually the uppermost polyp of the CORMIDIUM.
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There is oxidation only along large pores (relic from mangrove pneumatophores), where jarosite is formed (Fig.
Each type of mangrove has developed a different solution to this problem, and some have adventitious breathing roots that hang from the aerial parts, while others grow breathing roots called pneumatophores, sticking up from the submerged roots.
Many of these gelatinous organisms form dense populations, especially the physonectid siphonophores, which have gas in their pneumatophores, and their distribution in the deep sea coincides with what is called the deep scattering layer (DSL).
In the mangrove forest, destructive sampling was necessary to quantify recruits accurately, which tended to be covered with mud, and quantitative sampling was conducted on 4 occasions (4, 12, 24, and 36 wk after the deployment of pneumatophore mimics).
In July 2014, 24 clumps of live oysters were collected from mangrove pneumatophores at the moderate-exposure site and the low-exposure site.
Finally, the mangroves will dissipate the wave energy with their propped roots, pneumatophores and trunks before the waves reach the shore.
Sponges, bivalves and seaweeds attached to the boulders, jetties, rocks on the shores, stones, pebbles, fishing nets and pneumatophores of mangrove were collected by scrapping.
The high density of trees which averaged "4577 tree [ha.sup.-1]" on the study sites coupled with a massive number of pneumatophores (150 root [m.sup.-2]) has an influence on wave attenuation along the coasts of the Bay which, in turn, modify sediment movements through trapping processes that alter HM distribution.
The root system of black mangroves includes thin, vertical, snorkel-shaped tubes, or pneumatophores, which grow off the plants from an underground horizontal root system.