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capitellum

[‚kap·ə′te·ləm]
(anatomy)
A small head or rounded process of a bone.
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Influence of larval exposure to salinity and cadmium stress on juvenile performance of two marine invertebrates (Capitella sp.
Un dato sobresaliente es la presencia de Capitella capitata del cual se colecto en un solo muestreo a 311 individuos en esta playa, esta especie es considerada como indicadora de contaminacion y tal como lo senala Salazar (1991) se habia percatado que en areas enriquecidas con materia organica este poliqueto era el representante marino.
Pechemk, "Influence of delayed metamorphosis on survival, growth, and reproduction of the marine polychaete Capitella sp.
Other species collected include Capitella capitata.
Forbes (1989) measured a break in the allometry of throughput rate ([approximately equal to] egestion rate) for juveniles of Capitella sp.
In a project undertaken with Lisa Levin (a former WHOI Postdoctoral Fellow now at Scripps Institution of Oceanography), we analyzed an experiment on two estuarine polychaetes (Streblospio benedicti and Capitella sp.
Similarly, laboratory stillwater and flume-flow experiments demonstrated that although near-bottom flow influenced settlement distributions of the bivalve Mulina lateralis and the polychete Capitella sp.
Laboratory studies of the effect of predation on production and the production: biomass ratio of the opportunistic polychaete Capitella capitata (Type I).
Carmela Cuomo, a geologist and benthic (seafloor) ecologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, has discovered that larvae of this centimeter-long shallow-water worm of the Capitella genus find and settle into the desolate patches brimming with sulfides by somehow tracking the sulfide molecules that escape into the water.