Eunicea

Eunicea

[yü′nis·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of polychaete annelids belonging to the Errantia.
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Cembranoid diterpenes from the Caribbean Sea whip Eunicea knighti.
Velimirov (1976) reported that variation in colony growth form and sclerites of Eunicella cayolinii correlates with intensity of water movement, and Kim et al (2004) and Prada et aL (2008) noted numerous morphological differences, including length and width of sclerites, among shallow-and deep-water forms of Eunicea fiexuosa.
Later, Fauchald (1968, 1970) published a monography on the Eunicea from western Mexico, including specimens from the Velero expeditions, and, in 1972, as part of his PhD thesis, analyzed all the polychaete material in the Allan Hancock Foundation collection distributed in the Mexican Pacific.
CDR Eunicea Soulet Augustus, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on Feb.
0054) rejected larvae of the surface-brooding gorgonians Briareum-E and Briareum-U, the brooding species Eunicea mammosa, and the synchronous broadcast-spawning species Erythropodium and Pseudoplexaura-A.
Stressing the importance of the gastrovascular system for anthozoan physiology, Murdock (1978) examined specimens of Eunicea, Plexaurella, Plexaura, and Pseudoplexaura (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea).
Para inferir el grado de agitacion del agua en cada localidad, se determino el Indice de Tension Hidrodinamica (ITH) de Alcolado (1981), basado en la suma de los porcentajes de las especies de octocorales resistentes a este tensor: Muricea muricata (Pallas 1766), Eunicea calyculata f.
En tal sentido, se realizaron pruebas quimicas y de bioactividad a los extractos obtenidos de los octocorales Eunicea sp.
At a depth of 20 m, a co-dominance of Plexaura kuekenthali and Eunicea clavigera (resistant and non resistant to pollution, respectively) and an increase of the comparative pollution index (ICC) was observed.
La abundancia y diversidad de octocorales es intermedia siendo Plexaura, Erythropodium, Pseudoterogorgia, Briaerum y Eunicea, los generos mas comunes (Apendice 2).