Salp



noun, plural salpas, salpae
[sal-pee] /ˈsæl pi/ (Show IPA)
1.
any free-swimming, oceanic tunicate of the genus Salpa, having a transparent, more or less fusiform body.
noun (pl) -pas, -pae (-piː)
1.
any of various minute floating animals of the genus Salpa, of warm oceans, having a transparent barrel-shaped body with openings at either end: class Thaliacea, subphylum Tunicata (tunicates)

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