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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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In addition, we determined if shrimp behavior changed in the presence of a predator and if survival rates varied among bare sand, sparse and dense simulated mangrove pneumatophores, and salt marsh stems.
It is very unobtrusive amongst the tangles of roots and pneumatophores but seems to be doing well.
Sarker, "A comparative study on the in vitro antibacterial activity of the pneumatophores of Heritiera fomes and Xylocarpus moluccensis," Ars Pharmaceutica, vol.
Plant growth promoting of endophytic Bacillus cereus isolated from the Pneumatophores of Avicennia marina.
Avicennia pneumatophores were more abundant near water channels and more humid areas.
The mangrove may be directly exposed or poisoned via adsorption of the toxic soluble fractions of PAHs through the pneumatophores and prop roots.
The most amazing are pneumatophores, or breathing roots, reason enough to visit.
Buttresses or stilt roots are absent in the tree; pneumatophores can be 50-90 cm high and 7 cm in diameter.
and be tripped by the pneumatophores (erect roots), an adaptation to the tidal nature of this forest type.
This former back barrier sand ridge contains sulfuric materials and has developed a 2-m-thick sulfuric horizon because pyrite framboids within and surrounding decomposed mangrove pneumatophores have oxidised to form yellow jarosite mottles (4Bj horizons) and acidity where calcium availability is limited.
238) In India, the pneumatophores of grey mangroves