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clasper

[′klasp·ər]
(vertebrate zoology)
A modified pelvic fin of male elasmobranchs and holocephalians used for the transmission of sperm.
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Mr Clasper said: "Sophie and I were on the starboard side of the bridge routinely scanning and about 600 metres away a fin whale rose to the surface appearing to try to log before it dived.
Mr Clasper said: "Sophie and I were on the starboard side of the bridge routinely scanning and about 600m away a fin whale rose to the surface appearing to try to log before it dived.
Mike Clasper CBE, 60, was previously the Group Chief Executive of B plc from 2003 to 2006 and Chairman of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs from 2008 to 2012.
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1994) and photographed by Nick Caloyianis (Pratt & Carrier 1995), showing only the distal end of a clasper inserted into the female.
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BAA named Stephen Nelson CEO replacing Mike Clasper, who stepped down yesterday.
Mr Nelson succeeds Mike Clasper CBE, who is stepping down as Chief Executive
6 million, which chief executive Mike Clasper said was lower than expected due to a strike by British Airways ground staff at London's Heathrow Airport last summer, Reuters reported.
A circular was distributed to shareholders on May 3, in which BAA CEO Mike Clasper commented on BAA's future ambitions and advised: "don't sell your shares.
BAA, headed by chief executive Mike Clasper, handled 14.