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  • n. Plural form of bryozoan.

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  • 'bryozoans'; single-cell invertebrate organisms clumped together.

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  • Mason and I bagged several of the elusive and mighty bryozoans (they're about the size and shape of Cheerios.)

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • We found quite a few brachiopods, some crinoids and bryozoans - your typical invertebrate fun I forgot to take pictures!

    Fieldwork Friday #10

  • The marine invertebrate fauna of sea anemones, sponges, bryozoans, corals, sea slugs and topshells is extremely diverse, encrusting caves and submarine cliffs.

    St Kilda (Hirta) National Nature Reserve, United Kingdom

  • Not with a window display consisting of a skeletal, balsa Triceratops, some bryozoans and half an ammonite.

    August 14th, 2005

  • Seeds were of at least 7 genera of plants and invertebrate eggs were of crustaceans, bryozoans and Corixidae aquatic bugs, Heteroptera.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Among these are large numbers of invertebrate fossils, including bryozoans and brachiopods located in the Calville limestone of the Grand Wash Cliffs, and brachiopods, pelecypods, fenestrate bryozoa, and crinoid ossicles in the Toroweap and Kaibab formations of Whitmore Canyon.

    Proclamation On The Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument

  • Yet it is almost entirely composed of congregated stems and joints and plates of crinoids, with foraminifera, corals, bryozoans, brachiopods, lamellibranchs, gasteropods, fish-teeth, and other unequivocally marine organisms.

    Geographical Evolution

  • No fossils are more common in the limestones of the time than the small branching stems and lacelike mats of the bryozoans, -- the skeletons of colonies of a minute animal allied in structure to the brachiopod.

    The Elements of Geology

  • There was a rise in brachiopods - shelled creatures that look something like clams - as well as bushy bryozoans and flowery crinoids, or sea lilies.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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