Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 257–258 | Cite as

In situ observations on withdrawal behaviour of the sea pen Virgularia mirabilis

  • Stefano Ambroso
  • Carlos Dominguez-Carrió
  • Jordi Grinyó
  • Pablo J. López-González
  • Josep-Maria Gili
  • Ariadna Purroy
  • Susana Requena
  • Teresa Madurell
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Supplementary material

Online resource 1

Withdrawal behaviour of Virgularia mirabilis. (MP4 5327 kb)

References

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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefano Ambroso
    • 1
  • Carlos Dominguez-Carrió
    • 1
  • Jordi Grinyó
    • 1
  • Pablo J. López-González
    • 2
  • Josep-Maria Gili
    • 1
  • Ariadna Purroy
    • 1
  • Susana Requena
    • 1
  • Teresa Madurell
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (ICM-CSIC)BarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Zoology, Facultad de BiologíaUniversidad de SevillaSevillaSpain

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