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Definition of the noun chaetognatha

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noun - plural: -

  1. arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms


"Chaetognatha" is a book by A. C. Pierrot-Bults.

  • also known as "Chaetognatha: keys and notes for the identification of the species"

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Google previewCompendium of Trace Metals and Marine Biota (2009)

Volume 1: Plants and Invertebrates by Ronald Eisler

The phylum Chaetognatha is a small group of pelagic, mostly oceanic, invertebrates consisting of about 50 species. The most studied genus is Sagitta with about 30 species. Chaetognaths seldom exceed 3 cm in length and each contains a ...

Google previewMarine Plankton (2017)

A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology, and Taxonomy by Claudia Castellani, Martin Edwards

Chaetognatha is a small phylum of exclusively marine organisms with approximately150 species currently recognized, of which about 70 are pelagic. However, recent molecular research has revealed more variation and possible cryptic ...

Google previewDDT Stocks, Collection, Transportation and Disposal (1981)

Environmental Impact Statement

The phylum Chaetognatha is a group of exclusively marine invertebrates. With the exception of the benthonic genus Spadella, all chaetognaths are holoplanktonic. These organisms are voracious carnivores feeding heavily on crustaceans ...

Google previewGulf of Mexico Chemical Waste Incineration (1976)

Environmental Impact Statement

CHAETOGNATHS The phylum Chaetognatha is a group of exclusively marine invertebrates. With the exception of the benthonic genus Spadella, all chaetognaths are holoplanktonic. These organisms are voracious carnivores, feeding heavily ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

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

Chaetognatha, → Polychaeta and →Oligochaeta. Chaetognatha (chaetognaths, arrow worms) phylum.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

phylum Chaetognatha Often found in ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

Chaetognatha. cerebral cavernous malformations A set of disorders characterized by venous sinusoids and a predisposition to intracranial haemorrhage. Can be caused by mutation in genes for KRIT1, malcavernin or programmed death 10.

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

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

Chaetognatha Carnivorous plankton, also commonly called arrow worms. Although there are only about 70 known species, they are numerous and are a significant part of the food web. They feed on copepods and young fish.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

predatory (Hydromedusae, Siphonophorae, Scy- phozoa, Ctenophora, Polychaeta, Chaetognatha) and particle-filtering forms (Pteropoda, Appendicularia, Salpidae); many crustaceans (Cladocera, Ostracoda, Copepoda ); fish larvae; etc.

Google previewThe Recreational Diver's Dictionary & Historical Timeline (2003)

by Scott Dowding

any invertebrate of the phylum Chaetognatha ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

phylum Chaetognatha (arrow worms) phylum Pogonophora ( beard worms) phylum Chordata (notochord-bearing animals) subphylum Acraniata ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Chaetognatha A phylum.

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

arrow worms See CHAETOGNATHA. arroyo A gully found along valley floors in an arid or semi-arid region and possessing steep or vertical walls cut in fine- grained cohesive sediments. The floor is flat and usually sandy. Arroyos are found ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2017)

by M. Abercrombie

CHAETOGNATHA Arrow-worms. Small phylum of marine animals of doubtful affinities. Includes Sagitta, abundant in plankton. CHAETOPOD A. A class of Annelida including bristleworms (order Polychaeta) and earthworms ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Phylum: Nematomorpha Phylum: Nematoda Phylum: Gastrotricha Phylum: Brachiopoda Phylum: Bryozoa Phylum: Phoronida Phylum: Chaetognatha Phylum: Pterobranchia Phylum: Enteropneusta Phylum: Echinodermata Phylum: Chordata ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1922)

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

the fact that it is comparable to the early larval forms of other primitive coelomate animals, such as Balanoglossus, Phoronis, Chaetognatha, Brachiopoda and Bryozoa. So too the explanation of radial symmetry and torsion of organs as due ...

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Scrabble value of C3H4A1E1T1O1G2N1A1T1H4A1

The value of this 12-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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