Salpa

• (n.) A genus of transparent, tubular, free-swimming oceanic tunicates found abundantly in all the warmer latitudes. See Illustration in Appendix.
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Salpa

(from the article `photoreception`) The photoreceptor of the Pecten distal sense cell is a ciliary derivative. A primitive chordate, the tunicate Salpa, which has a microvillar ...
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Salpa

Sal'pa (săl'pȧ) noun ; plural Latin Salp√¶ (-pē), English Salpas (-pȧz). [ New Latin : confer Latin salpa a kind of stockfish.] (Zoology) A genus of transparent, tubular, free-swimming oceanic tunicates found abundantly in all the warm...
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salpa

Origin: NL., cf. L. Salpa a kind of stockfish. ... <zoology> A genus of transparent, tubular, free-swimming oceanic tunicates found abundantly in all the warmer latitudes. ... Each species exists in two distinct forms, one of which lives solitary, and produces, by budding from an internal organ, a series of the other kind. These are united to...
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Salpa

Salpa is a genus of tunicates, whose members are transparent, pelagic, and occur in great numbers in some seas. There is a well marked alternation of generations, an asexual nurse form giving rise to a chain of small asexual forms, which eventually break off and swim away. Each then produces a single egg, which develops into an embryo, this being t...
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Salpa

The Salpa was an Italian Argonauta Class coastal submarine of 599 tons displacement launched in 1932. The Salpa was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14 knots surfaced and 8.5 knots submerged. She carried a complement of 41 and was armed with one 4 inch gun; two 13 mm anti-aircraft guns and six 21 inch torpedo tubes.
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