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Zooids

(noun) Plural form of zooid.

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Re: siphonophores

... fertilised egg, the rest of the colony is formed by budding which is a type of asexual reproduction. I have no idea the mechanisms behind HOW the zooids become specialised but I do know that zooids that are used for propulsion for example do not feed and vice versa so it would seem that there ...

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by fumpledrumpskin
Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:08 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: siphonophores
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siphonophores

Hi everyone, I'm Julia, a physicist/biochemist. I love all science! So bluebottles, or Portuguese men o' war, are not jellyfish but are colonies of zooids: polyps and medusae, So, this is really weird and awesome (like lots of biology!). I have some questions: 1. There are four different types of ...

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by Waylah
Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:23 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: siphonophores
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Views: 1922


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