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Definition of the noun alcyonacea

What does alcyonacea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. comprising the soft corals


"Alcyonacea" is a book by Arvid Ragnar Molanader.

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Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

Alcyonacea was the founder of two outstanding institutions of oceanographic research: the Musée Oceanographique de Monaco and the Institut Oceanographique de Paris. After service in the French navy during the Franco- Prussian War, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

These attributes are also characteristic of many octocorals of the order Alcyonacea. Among...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Alcyonacea (softcorals). an order of anthozoans (Subclass Alcyonaria), the soft corals, certain species of which are extremely poisonous. The polyps are characterized by an endoskeleton comprised of separate calcareous spicules, but form a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Alcyonacea, Pseudaxonia. Axifera, Skierholokzu, Comalhecalia. Sub-class 2. Zoantharia. Orders: Zoanlhidea. Cereanlhidea. AntiPalhidra. Ach'niidea (Sub- orders: Malaradim'ae and Scleraclim'ae or Madrrbon'a). Phylum 5. Ctenophorn. Class ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Chickaree - crabs (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

and the soft corals ( Alcyonacea).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke(J.)G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Telestacea, Alcyonacea (soft corals with example Alcyonium or dead man's finger), ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Alcyonacea. Fam. 1. Pennatulidm. Free, or with the base sunk in the mud. Pennatula phosphorea, Linn.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby


Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

Octocorallians include gorgonian corals, sea pens, sea pansies, organ-pipe corals and soft corals (order Alcyonacea).

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