Salp

August 22, 2017 1 min read

Salp

Salp

Many different species of Salp frequent our waters. A Salp is a barrel-shaped, Planktonic Tunicate. It moves by contracting and pumping water through its gelatinous body. The Salp strains the pumped water through its internal feeding filters, feeding on Phytoplankton.

Size ranges from small 2cm up to 30cm.


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