Prefix meaning large; of great size.
An aquatic plant large enough to be seen with the naked eye.
Glossary: malachite green
Green dye used as an antibacterial, antiparasitic, and antifungal agent in aquaria.
The lower jaw bone of a vertebrate organism.
May refer to a mangrove swamp habitat and all species inhabiting it, only the trees and shrubs found in such a habitat, or more specifically, mangrove trees of the genus Rhizophora.
Glossary: mangrove forest
See mangrove swamp.
Glossary: mangrove swamp
Tropical or subtropical, tidal marine swamp chaaracterised by an abundance of mangrove trees.
Glossary: mangrove tree
Tree or shrub of the families Rhizophoraceae and Verbenaceae or Avicenniaceae chiefly occurring in a mangrove swamp environment.
Protective layer of epidermis in molluscs from which the shell is secreted in many species.
Broad spectrum antibiotic containing the active ingredient erythromycin. Used to treat gram-positive bacterial diseases and fungal infections.
Broad spectrum antibiotic with the active ingredient minocycline. Used to treat internal and external gram-negative bacterial infections.
Having a streaked or mottled appearance similar to variegated marble.
Edge or rim.
Of, relating to, or locate on the edge or margin of something; a semi-aquatic plant growing near the margin of a water body.
Of, relating to, native to, inhabiting, or formed by the sea or ocean.
Reproductive strategy in which the embryo is supplied with additional nutrition from the mother, applied to some viviparous fishes.
Either of two fused bones forming the upper jaw, displaced inwardly by the premaxilla in some fishes. May bear teeth.
Of or relating to a maxilla; a jawbone.
Glossary: maxillary barbel
Barbel originating from the distal end of the maxilla on the side of the mouth.