hydroid

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hydroid

[′hī‚drȯid]
(invertebrate zoology)
The polyp form of a hydrozoan cnidarian. Also known as hydroid polyp; hydropolyp.
Any member of the Hydroida.
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Onset and maintenance of metamorphic competence in the marine polychaete Hydroides elegans Haswell in response to three chemical cues.
The importance of larval choice and hydrodynamics in creating aggregations of Hydroides elegans (Polychaeta: Serpulidae).
Amino acid exposure modulates the activity of biofilms for larval settlement of Hydroides elegans by altering bacterial community components.
Boring sponge 13 0 Cnidaria Aiptasia pallida Sea anemone 2 0 Haliplanella Striped anemone 2 0 luciae Annelida Hydroides spp.
Additional attention has focused on by-catch considerations and potential physical effects of dredging activity on ecologically significant benthic habitats, particularly the structures created by the colonial polychaetes Sabellaria vulgaris (Verrill, 1873) and Hydroides dianthus (Verrill, 1873).