salp


salp

noun, plural sal·pas, sal·pae [sal-pee] /ˈsæl pi/.

  1. any free-swimming, oceanic tunicate of the genus Salpa, having a transparent, more or less fusiform body.

noun plural -pas or -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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