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- Of or pertaining to the Acantharia.
- noun One of the Acantharia.
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- noun biology A member of the
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Similar measurements suggest that acantharian cysts in the subarctic Pacific may also sink to great depths.
Teagle, D.A. H. Sedimentation of acantharian cysts in the Iceland Basin: Strontium as a ballast for deep ocean particle flux, and implications for acantharian reproductive strategies.
Evidence suggests that, at high latitudes, rapid, deep sedimentation of acantharian cysts recurs each spring.