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Definition of Salpa

Salpa
Salpa Sal"pa (s[a^]l"p[.a]), n.; pl. L. Salp[ae] (-p[=e]), E. Salpas (-p[.a]z). [NL.: cf. L. salpa a kind of stockfish.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of transparent, tubular, free-swimming oceanic tunicates found abundantly in all the warmer latitudes. See Illustration in Appendix. Note: 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 together, side by side, so as to form a chain, or cluster, often of large size. Each of the individuals composing the chain carries a single egg, which develops into the solitary kind.
salpa
Sculpin Scul"pin, n. [Written also skulpin.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of the genus Cottus, or Acanthocottus, having a large head armed with sharp spines, and a broad mouth. They are generally mottled with yellow, brown, and black. Several species are found on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and America. (b) A large cottoid market fish of California (Scorp[ae]nichthys marmoratus); -- called also bighead, cabezon, scorpion, salpa. (c) The dragonet, or yellow sculpin, of Europe (Callionymus lura). Note: The name is also applied to other related California species. Deep-water sculpin, the sea raven.

Meaning of Salpa from wikipedia

- Georgia Salpa Penna (Gr****: Γεωργία Σάλπα; born 14 May 1985)[citation needed] is a Gr****-Irish glamour model. Georgia Salpa was born in Athens to an Irish...
- A salp (plural salps) or salpa (plural salpae or salpas) is a barrel-shaped, planktic tunicate. It moves by contracting, thus pumping water through its...
- Salpa may refer to: a genus of Salp, a free-floating tunicate. Salon Palloilijat, ****ociation football club from Salo, Finland. Salpa Line, a bunker line...
- Sarpa salpa, known commonly as the dreamfish, salema, salema porgy, cow bream or goldline, is a species of sea bream, recognisable by the golden stripes...
- Salpa fusiformis, sometimes known as the common salp, is the most widespread species of salp. They have a cosmopolitan distribution, and can be found...
- The Salpa Line (Finnish: Salpalinja, literally Bolt-line; Swedish: Salpalinjen), or its official name, Suomen Salpa (Finland's Bolt), is a bunker line...
- Salpa was the name of at least two ships of the Italian Navy and may refer to: Italian submarine Salpa (1912), a Medusa-cl**** submarine launched in 1912...
- Salon Palloilijat (abbreviated SalPa) is a sports club from Salo in Finland. The club is po****rly known as The Swans. SalPa was formed in 1956 and their...
- The Salpa Line Museum (in Finnish: Salpalinja-museo in Russian: Музей линии "Салпа") was established and opened in 1987 by the Miehikkälä muni****lity...
- claimed to produce hallucinogenic effects when consumed. For example, Sarpa salpa, a species of sea bream, is commonly claimed to be hallucinogenic.[unreliable...
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