Zoaea see zoea

zoanthella n. [Gr. zoon, animal; dim. anthos, flower] (CNID: Anthozoa) An elongate larval form of Zoanthinaria with a ventral band of very long cilia. see zoanthina, Semper's larva.

zoanthina n. [Gr. zoon, animal; dim. anthos, flower] (CNID: Anthozoa) An oval larval form of Zoanthinaria with a girdle of long cilia near the oral pole. see zoanthella, Semper's larva.

zoarium n. [Gr. zoon, animal; -arium, belonging to] (BRYO) A colony.

zoea, zooea, zoaea n. [Gr. zoe, life] A larval stage in the development of higher Crustacea. zoea I First zoeal stage with paired compound eyes that are sessile. zoea II Secondary zoeal stage with stalked compound eyes. zoea III Third zoeal stage that features the first appearance of uro-pods. see mysis, phyllosoma, protozoea, schizopod larva.

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