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Experiments on Green Algae Coexistent with Zooxanthellae in Sea Anemones
|Title:||Experiments on Green Algae Coexistent with Zooxanthellae in Sea Anemones|
|Issue Date:||Jan 1971|
|Publisher:||University of Hawai'i Press|
|Citation:||Muscatine L. 1971. Experiments on green algae coexistent with zooxanthellae in sea anemones. Pac Sci 25(1): 13-21.|
|Abstract:||Along the Pacific coast of North America
sea anemones of the genus Anthopleura are
dominant intertidal coelenterates. They occur as
solitary tide pool inhabitants (A . xanthogrammica)
or as aggregations carpeting firm substrates
(A. elegantissima). One of the unique
features of these species is their invariable symbiotic
association with unicellular Dinophyceae.
These brown or yellow-brown algae, known as
zooxanthellae, occur intracellularly in the gastrodermal
tissues of the host anemone (Muscatine,
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science Volume 25, Number 1, 1971|
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