Nereis


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Nereis

 

a genus of polychaete worms of the family Nereidae. They are found primarily in the littoral zones of seas. Of the approximately 150 species, about 15 are encountered in the seas of the USSR. From 1939 to 1941 a mass resettlement of Nereis diversicolor from the Azov Sea to the Caspian Sea was conducted to increase the food base for commercial fishes in the Caspian. The worms have been successfully acclimatized to the Caspian Sea and now play an important role in feeding sturgeon and other fishes.

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Histidine: A novel antimicrobial peptide containing bromotryptophan constitutively expressed in the NK cells-like of the marine annelid, Nereis diversicolor.
Biological and molecular characterizations of Toxoplasma gondii strains obtained from southern sea otters Enhydra lutris nereis. J Parasitol 2000; 86: 526-30.
ESCOLOPENDRA MARINA: Anelido marino vermiforme de la familia Nereis o Afrodita.
The use of enzymatic biomarkers in two marine invertebrates Nereis diversicolor and Patella vulgata for the biomonitoring of Tangier's bay (Morocco).
Vandenberg's 30th Civil Engineer Squadron's (CES) Installation Management team is responsible for maintaining and protecting habitat for a number of the federally protected species, including California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni), southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), El Segundo blue butterfly (Euphilotes battoides allyni), California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii), southern steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), and beach layia (Layia carnosa).
2011); Pierella nereis (Drury, 1782) in Alagoas and Bahia (Cardoso 1949; Zacca et al.
Coastal freshwater runoff is a risk factor for Toxoplasma gondii infection of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis).
Vasquez (2005), menciona que la "la industria pesquera genera impactos ambientales negativos valorados como significativos y muy significativos sobre el sistema marino litoral de puerto Malabrigo siendo los poliquetos de los generos nereis, diopatra y chaethopterus los indicadores del impacto ambiental negativo".
The dental pathology of Southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis).
Una de las familias mas conocidas y mas caracteristica dentro de los poliquetos viene siendo la familia Nereidae la cual con un total de siete especies reportadas alcanza la mayor riqueza especifica, dentro de estas especies Nereis sp registro 15 organismos, y Eunereis sp 10, Perinereis sp tuvo siete organismos, Platinereis dumerilli cuatro, Neanthes succinea tres, Ceratonereis sp dos y Pseudonereis sp uno con el resto del porcentaje.