What is another word for salpa?

4 synonyms found


[ sˈalpə], [ sˈalpə], [ s_ˈa_l_p_ə]

Salpa is a term typically used to refer to a certain genus of barrel-shaped, filter-feeding, marine creatures belonging to the family Salpidae. Other synonyms that may be used interchangeably with "salpa" includes pyrosome, tunicate or sea squirt. Pyrosomes are similar to salpas as they are also tube-like, complex organisms that filter seawater for plankton. Tunicates are colonies of individual creatures, and they are known for their ability to remove pollutants from the ocean. Overall, these species play an important role in marine ecosystems as a food source for larger animals and also help to maintain a balance between different organisms in the sea.

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How to use "Salpa" in context?

Salpa is a traditional fishing method on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a form of longline fishing in which a line is cast into the sea with a weight at the end. The line is then pulled through the water, taut, with a fish on the end.

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