coralline

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coralline

[′kär·ə‚lēn]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any animal that resembles coral, such as a bryozoan or hydroid.
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The crustose coralline alga, Phymatolithon Foslie, inhibits the overgrowth of seaweeds without relying on herbivores.
Early reproductive stages in the crustose coralline alga Phymatolithon lenormandii are strongly affected by mild ocean acidification.
Morphology of the crustose coralline alga Pseudolitho-phyllum muricatum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) responds to 30 years of ocean acidification in the Northeast Pacific.
Individual layers of the coralline alga could be analyzed due to the small sample sizes measurable by accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS).
The crustose coralline alga Phymatolithon, Foslie inhibits overgrowth of seaweeds without relying on herbivores.
The coralline treatment represented pebbles (approximately 1 cm in diameter) with more than 90% cover of the crustose coralline alga Phymatolithon repandum (Foslie) Wilks and Woelkerling.
Survival and growth rates of juvenile turban snail (Turbo cornutus) reared on 2 red algae, an articulated coralline alga (ACA) Marginisporum crassissima and a gelidicean alga (Agar) Gelidium elegans, with natural and reduced diatom densities were compared to examine the relative importance of algal fronds and epiphytic diatoms as diets for the juvenile turban snail.
Contributions of diatoms as food sources for post-larval abalone Haliotis discus hannai on a crustose coralline alga.
variegatus revealed a mixture of plant material (the green alga Ulva lactuca, the coralline alga Corallina officinalis, and the red algae Polysiphonia sp.
For example, the sea urchins Pseudocentrotus depressus and Anthocidaris crassispina preferentially metamorphose in response to the coralline alga Corallina pilulifera (Kitamura et al.
ABSTRACT Laboratory experiments were conducted to identify settlement cues of larval top shell Turbo cornutus on the articulated coralline alga Marginisporum crassissima.
The authors thank Henry Kaspar, Shirley Plant, and Stephen Webb for review of drafts and Sabine Daume for identification of the coralline alga.