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Why does A stand for zoo, B for puppy, and C for chicken? The younger reader reveals out during this fun online game according to the alphabet. "The creative method of the ABCs may well infrequently be extra attractive." -- Publishers Weekly IRA/CBC kid's selection
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The division of the body is much sharper in males than in females. In females numerous eggs form a compact mass that occupies most of the body. In males the sperm mass is in the middle third of the body. Geographic range: R. ophiocomae lives off the coasts of France, Great Britain, Italy, and Washington and California in the United States. Habitat: R. ophiocomae lives in the reproductive and digestive tracts of dwarf brittle stars. Diet: R. ophiocomae absorbs nutrients in the host’s cells. Behavior and reproduction: R.
Some medusae and polyp colonies inflict severe stings on humans. CONSERVATION STATUS Hydroids are not threatened or endangered.
FOR MORE INFORMATION Books: Barnes, R. S. , Peter Calow, and Peter Olive. The Invertebrates: A Synthesis. 3rd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2001. , Gary J. Brusca, and Nancy Haver. Invertebrates. 2nd ed. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer, 2002. Salinella 17 RHOMBOZOANS Rhombozoa ■ Phylum: Rhomobozoa Number of families: 3 families ■ phylum class subclass order monotypic order suborder family phylumC H A P T E R PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Rhombozoans (RAHM-boh-ZOH-uhns) are parasites (PAIRuh-sites) that live in the kidneys of bottom-dwelling octopuses, cuttlefish, and sometimes squid.