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zooxanthella

(zō′ə-zăn-thĕl′ə)
n. pl. zooxan·thellae (-thĕl′ē)
Any of various yellow-brown photosynthetic dinoflagellates that live symbiotically within the cells of other organisms, especially certain corals and other marine invertebrates.
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Cook, "The relationship between nutritional status and carbon flux in the zooxanthellate sea anemone Aiptasia pallida," Marine Biology, vol.
In addition to the Hexacorallians that are the main builders of coral reefs, some other zooxanthellate coelenterates also make a minor contribution to the formation of reefs.
Haramaty et al., "Apoptosis and the selective survival of host animals following thermal bleaching in zooxanthellate corals," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
The sponges appear to be hardier than corals, even if they are zooxanthellate. We propose to incorporate the most common species of bioeroding sponges into longterm monitoring projects.
The Brazilian zooxanthellate coral fauna is characterized by endemic species, with some reminiscent of a Tertiary coral fauna that may be adapted to these inhospitable environment conditions (Leao et al, 2003).
Ammonium metabolism in the zooxanthellate coral, Stylophora pistillata.
Twenty-two species of zooxanthellate scleractinian corals are described, with their local and world-wide geographic distribution, and each illustrated with macro and microphotographs.
Calcification rate and the effect of temperature in a zooxanthellate and an azooxanthellate scleractinian reef coral.
Diffusion limitation and hyperoxic enhancement of oxygen consumption in zooxanthellate sea anemones.
Within the Alcyonacea, the Holaxonia-Alcyoniina clade is defined on the basis of molecular data and includes most zooxanthellate (i.e., symbiont-containing) octocorals (McFadden et al., 2006, 2010; Daly et al., 2007).
A "[CO.sup.2] supply" mechanism in zooxanthellate cnidarians: role of carbonic anhydrase.
Sexual reproduction and larval settlement of the zooxanthellate coral Alveopora japonica Eguchi at high latitudes.