Eunicea

Eunicea

[yü′nis·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of polychaete annelids belonging to the Errantia.
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The last two are derivatives produced by red algae (Delisea pulchra), while the active molecule of Sea-Nine[TM] 211 is isothiazolon, which is produced by soft coral of the genus Eunicea (Jacobson & Willingham, 2000).
nov., bacteria isolated from the octocorals Eunicea fusca and Plexaura sp., and an emended description of the genus Endozoicomonas.
They further stated that a (0.8 meter) tall colony of Eunicea calyculata displayed approximately 75% live tissue mortality [30].
Three diterpenes isolated from Eunicea fusca, a gorgonian coral native to Florida, were found to have superior anti-inflammatory effects to those of indomethacin, a commonly used anti-inflammatory medication [15].
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.
Thalassoma significantly (P [less than] 0.0054) 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).
An extraordinarily large specimen of the polychaete worm Eunice aphroditois (Pallas) (Order Eunicea) from Shiahama, Wakayama, Central Japan.
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.