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kraken

a legendary sea monster of gigantic size believed to dwell off the coast of Norway

Kraken

giant snakelike sea creature. [Dan. Folklore: Merca tante, 194–195]
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2011) in the solitary ascidian Microcosmus exasperatus from southern India.
7% dw of protein in the solitary ascidian Microcosmus exasperatus, a value similar to our estimate of total protein in P.
2009) for Microcosmus sulcatus: both species are rich in arginine, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, and leucine, and have moderate concentrations of phenylalanine, lysine, and valine.
Microcosmus squamiger, the invasive ascidian which was of main concern to oyster farmers at the start of this study, is a species native to Australia that was likely introduced to the Pacific Coast of Baja California via hull fouling.
Didemnum sp A Microcosmus squamiger POI yandrocarpa zorritensis Stylea plicata Symplegma reptans TABLE 2.
19) Microcosmus XI, 9: <<Primum igitur hominem, quem pagina designabat ab occipitis regione, longa longis hystoriis fatorum series sequebatur>>
The cryptogenic Didemnum perlucidum, Diplosoma listerianum, Styela canopus, Microcosmus exasperatus, Herdmania pallida are members of this group.
Indeed, Francis Bacon, another scientific villain for Blake, had specifically mocked the ancient understanding of the "world's body" in the Advancement of Learning (1605): "The ancient opinion that man was Microcosmus, an abstract or model of the world, hath been fantastically strained .