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flabellum

[flə′bel·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any structure resembling a fan, as the epipodite of certain crustacean limbs.
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2 2 -- * Erythropodium caribaeorum 1 1 -- * Pterogorgia anceps 1 1 -- * Pterogorgia citrina 1 1 -- * Gorgonia flabellum 1 1 -- * Gorgonia mariae 3 1 -- * Low abundant octocoral species and colonies observed with snails outside of band-transects were not considered in downstream analyses.
A homogeneous assemblage was found for samples collected with the scallop gear (SIMPER test average similarity: 56.2%); the main taxa that characterized this group are Zygochlamys patagonica, Ophiactis asperula, Pseudocnus dubiosus, Alcyonium sp., Ophiacanta vivipara, Ophiura lymani, Sterechinus agassizi, Porifera, Ctenodiscus australis, Chaetopterus sp., Flabellum sp.
zuleicae is a specialist on the green algal genus Udotea and is found mainly on large stipes of Udotea flabellum; no specimens were collected from Penicillus capitatus or C.
Taylor) Littler & Littler (2; S y C; L y A) Udotea dixonii Littler & Littler (1; S y C; L y A) Udotea flabellum (Ellis & Solander) M.
Waller's work focuses on two cone-shaped corals, a sherbet-orange variety called Flabellum thouarsii, and a pale yellow coral called Flabellum impensum.
Membraniporidra), as well as some gastropods, and corals (Flabellum).
The list of prohibited species includes longspine sea urchins, Bahama starfish, sea fans (Gorgonia flabellum or G.
(2 specimens), Microzarkodina flabellum (Lindstrom) (four forms totalling 15 specimens), Oistodus sp.
might have the ability to scavenge resources (by means of protoplasmic streaming) from an older epiphytized or wounded flabellum and rapidly initiate new fronds emanating from the same rhizoidal mass.