Pennatulacea


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Pennatulacea

[pə‚nach·ə′lā·shə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The sea pens, an order of the subclass Alcyonaria; individuals lack stolons and live with their bases embedded in the soft substratum of the sea.
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As with the fishes, there were invertebrate taxa whose densities were greater on one side of the cable: densities of both "thin" Pennatulacea (mean = 15.6 versus 1.8 per 100 m) and O.
thin Pennatulacea [X.sup.2] 93.957 p <0.0001 * Apostichopus californicus [X.sup.2] 80.209 p <0.0001 * Luidia spp.
Estudo populacional de Renilla reniformis (Pallas 1976) e Renilla muelleri Koliker, 1872 (Anthozoa, Pennatulacea) na Baia de Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.