Malta has several species of zoophytes, sponges, mollusca and crustacea.
Hincks, A History of British Hydroid Zoophytes (2 vols., London, 1868); 27.
Turtle and sea-snakes abound, as do mollusca, of which a few are peculiar, and zoophytes.
Dana on Zoophytes (1846), Geology (1849) and Crustacea (2 vols., 1852-1854).
Dujardin gave a less detailed but more accurate account under the name of Zoophytes Systolides.
Vaughan T hompson,Zoological Researches (Cork,1830); memoir v., "Polyzoa, a new animal discovered as an inhabitant of some Zoophytes."
To meet these defects it is found that numerous species encourage or demand the companionship of various zoophytes, simple or colonial.
GRAPTOLITES, an assemblage of extinct zoophytes whose skeletal remains are found in the Palaeozoic rocks, occasionally in great abundance.
Conseil observed and classified his zoophytes, articulates, mollusks, and fish.
The marine flora is dominated by seagrass beds providing a substratum for 100 species of zoophytes, juvenile fish and sea snakes.
Dujardin, Histoire naturelle des zoophytes (1841); T.