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Palolo worm, Eunice viridis (Gray)

William McMichael Woodworth

Palolo worm, Eunice viridis (Gray)

by William McMichael Woodworth

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Published by Printed for the Museum in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palolo worm.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby W. McM. Woodworth.
    SeriesBulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College -- v. 51, no. 1, Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology -- v. 51, no. 1
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. [1]-21, 3 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19028418M

    Do najbardziej znanych gatunków robaków palolo należą: * Palola viridis opisywany też pod nazwą Eunice viridis, występujący w Oceanie Spokojnym, * Eunice fucata z Morza Karaibskiego. (pl) The palolo worm or Samoan palolo worm (Palola viridis) is a Polychaeta species from the waters of the Pacific islands around Samoa. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution CenterCited by: 1.

    Define palolo worms. palolo worms synonyms, palolo worms pronunciation, palolo worms translation, English dictionary definition of palolo worms. n any of several polychaete worms of the family Eunicidae, esp Eunice viridis, of the S Pacific Ocean: reproductive segments are shed from the posterior end. Definition of palolo: a eunicid worm (Eunice viridis) that burrows in the coral reefs of various Pacific islands and swarms in vast numbers at the surface of the sea for breeding a little before the last quarter of the moon in October and November when they are gathered as highly esteemed food.

    In Fiji and Samoa, eunicids, including the Palolo worm Eunice viridis and 14 other morphologically similar species, have been described as a local delicacy (Dalzell et al. ; Schultze Author: Anja Schulze. emergence of the epitokous segments of the palolo worm Eunice viridis Gray has been known to the natives of the Samoan Islands for centuries. They predict the date and time of day when the emergence occurs so that they can be ready to catch the worms. This phenomenon is one of the best known examples of lunar periodicity.


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The palolo worm of the South Pacific (Palolo siciliensis [P. viridis or Eunice viridis]) inhabits crevices and cavities in coral reefs. As the breeding season approaches, the tail end of the body undergoes a radical change.

Get the Atlas Obscura book. Eunice Viridis, Palolo Viridis. If you ever have the chance to dig into a palolo dish, you might notice that the worm doesn’t Eunice viridis book to have a head.

That’s. Journal of Economic Education Books by Language Journal of Management Studies Journal of Labor Economics Journal of paediatric dentistry. Additional Collections Journal of materials engineering. Addeddate Identifier biostor Identifier-ark ark://t6d25v99g Journal Bulletin of The Museum of Comparative Zoology Ocr ABBYY FineReader   Eunice viridis (the Samoan Palolo worm) is a selected favourite among the many people of Samoa, who look forward to spawning earlier than wading into the shallows with torches to accumulate the spaghetti-like epitokes with no matter gear they'll fi nd.

Palolo Pa*lo lo, n., or Palolo worm Palolo worm. [From native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A polystome worm ({Palolo viridis}) that burrows in the coral reefs of certain of the Pacific Islands.

A little before the last quarter of the moon in October and&#. Other articles where Palolo siciliensis is discussed: palolo worm: Palolo worm or Eunice viridis]) inhabits crevices and cavities in coral reefs. As the breeding season approaches, the tail end of the body undergoes a radical change. The muscles and most of the organs degenerate, and the reproductive organs rapidly increase in size.

The limbs on the posterior. The first identification of the worm is that of J. Gray of the British Museum who, indescribed it under the name of Palolo viridis, adopting its Polynesian name for the genus.

It is now Eunice viridis. Seemann, in Mission to Viti (), describes his having witnessed the rising at the island of Wakaya in Wakaya is one of the. Buy The Atlantic Palolo (Classic Reprint) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders The Atlantic Palolo (Classic Reprint): Alfred Goldsborough Mayer: : Books Skip to main contentCited by: 2.

Palolo worms are an annelid sea worm of the Eunicidae family that inhabit tropical and temperate ocean waters worldwide. Their unique spawning behavior first attracted attention in the South Pacific, particularly Samoa, Tonga, Fiji and other Polynesian islands, where swarms of headless palolo worms, of the species Eunice viridis, are taken for food during their annual risings.

The relationship between the phase of the moon and the emergence of the epitokous segments of the palolo worm Eunice viridis Gray has been known to the natives of the Samoan Islands for centuries. They predict the date and time of day when the emergence occurs so that they can be ready to catch the worms.

This phenomenon is one of the best known examples of lunar by: For the uninitiated, balolo is a kind of edible sea worm, scientifically known as Eunice viridis, which spends most of its time in the deep recesses of certain coral reefs. It rises in its millions to the surface for a few hours once or twice a year, at a certain phase of the moon, for the purpose of reproducing itself.

a polychaete worm, Eunice viridis, that lives in burrows among the coral reefs of several South Pacific islands, producing sperm or eggs in posterior segments that are cast off periodically in enormous numbers. [ 95] * * * polychaete any.

COMMANDER BURROWS' interesting letter1 on the palolo worm prompts me to confirm his assumption that this annelid occurs elsewhere than in Fijian and Samoan waters. It exhibits a similar periodic. The Samoan palolo worm (Eunice viridis, alternatively Palo/a viridis) spends its entire adult life in coral burrows at the sea bottom.

Each November, one week after the full moon, this worm emerges from its burrow, and specialized body segments devoted to sexual reproduction break free and float to the surface, while the rest of the wormFile Size: 3MB.

Palolo Worm Saturday, Ap on Saturday, Ap irmawan hadi saputra Biological Oceanography. One species of polychaete worm—the Eunice viridis, or palolo worm—is cause for celebration in Samoa. Palolos are about 12 inches ( cm) long and live in burrows in the coral reef.

Their bodies are made up of two different kinds. Cacing palolo adalah cacing rambut dari famili Eunicidae yang telah diteliti oleh ahli Biologi dan Antropologi di sekitar kepulauan Samoa. Morfologi. Cacing palolo identik dengan dua moncong, tiga antena dan kepala berbentuk sekop serta tidak adanya mulut pengait.

Cacing dewasa berukuran sekitar 40 cm dan terbagi menjadi segmen-segmen yang setiap segmenya memiliki kaki semu serupa : Annelida. (Eunice viridis), a marine annelid of the class Poly-chaeta. The palolo is greenish and reaches a length of 1 m. The palolo is greenish and reaches a length of 1 m.

The worm is found in the coral reefs of various tropical Pacific islands, including Fiji and Tangoa. Caspers H () Spawning periodicity and habitat of the palolo worm Eunice viridis (Polychaeta: Eunicidae) in the Samoan Islands.

Mar Biol 79(3)– Mar Biol 79(3)– ArticleCited by: 1. palolo worm in American English noun a polychaete worm, Eunice viridis, that lives in burrows among the coral reefs of several South Pacific islands, producing sperm or eggs in posterior segments that are cast off periodically in enormous numbers.

The palolo worm of the South Pacific (Palolo siciliensis [P. viridis or Eunice viridis]) inhabits crevices and cavities in coral reefs.

As the breeding season approaches, the tail end of the body undergoes a radical change. The muscles and most of the organs degenerate, and the reproductive organs rapidly increase in size.Eunice viridis synonyms, Eunice viridis pronunciation, Eunice viridis translation, English dictionary definition of Eunice viridis.

n any of several polychaete worms of the family Eunicidae, esp Eunice viridis, of the S Pacific Ocean: reproductive segments are shed from the posterior end.The worm's posterior segments detach themselves and swim to the surface where the reproductive cells are released into the sea.

Several species in Eunicidae and other families, in particular the Samoan palolo worm (Palola or 'Eunice' viridis), which occurs on South Pacific reefs.