fucoid


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fucoid

[′fyü‚kȯid]
(geology)
A tunnellike marking on a sedimentary structure identified as a trace fossil but not referred to a described genus.
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Hence, we conclude that the growth in the kelp beds was slightly slower than in fucoid beds at the climax stage and faster than in algal turf at the seral stage.
Growth and gonad production of the sea urchin Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus in the fucoid bed and algal turf in northern Japan.
Food of the sea urchins Strongylocentrotus nudus and Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus associated with vertical distribution in fucoid beds and crustose coralline fiats in northern Honshu, Japan.