zoochlorella


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zoochlorella

a unicellular green alga that lives in SYMBIOSIS with some sponges, coelenterates and annelids.
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In this case, the rate of carbon translocation was also greater per zooxanthella than per zoochlorella at both 13[degrees]C and 20[degrees]C; however, while zooxanthellae translocated approximately 2.
Thus, although an individual zoochlorella translocates carbon to the host anemone at a lesser rate than does a zooxanthella (Table I; Fig.
In bivalves, symbioses with microalgae are found in two distinct groups: freshwater clams in the genus Anodonta (Unionidae) that harbor a symbiotic green alga (zoochlorella) (Goetsch and Scheuring, 1926; Pardy, 1980); and the giant clams and related clams that harbor zooxanthellae.