noun, plural zo·e·ae [zoh-ee-ee] /zoʊˈi i/, zo·e·as. Zoology.
Origin of zoea
Related formszo·e·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for zoea
With crowds of its brothers and sisters, the zoea kicks about on the surface of the sea.
The maggot is the larva of the fly, and the zoea is the larva of the Crab.
You ask about the skipping of the Zoea stage in fresh-water decapods: is this an illustration of acceleration?More Letters of Charles Darwin|Charles Darwin
It was called a zoea; but you can call it a Crab caterpillar or larva.
As an illustration of this metamorphosis, we give figures of the Zoea Taurus in two states, viz., Fig.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier