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salp:

see tunicatetunicate
, marine animal of the phylum Chordata, which also includes the vertebrates. The adult form of most tunicates (also called urochordates) shows no resemblance to vertebrate animals, but such a resemblance is evident in the larva.
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Other prey taxa were minor components of the diet, except for Salpidae (Mason, 1976; Eggleston and Bochenek, 1990) and Amphipoda (Dragovich, 1970) for juvenile bluefin tuna.
0.05 Bascanichthys peninsulae (Gilbert, 1891) 0.05 Albulidae Albula nemoptera (Fowler, 1911) 1.28 PECES NO IDENTIFICADOS 20.86 21.39 UROCHORDATA Salpidae Salpa sp.
Classification and nomenclature PHYLUM ORDEN FAMILIA Mollusca Teuthoidea Loliginidae Ommastrephidae Cephalopoda Octopodidae Arthropoda Amphipoda Aoridae Crustacea Isopoda Cimothoidae Cirolanidae Stomatopoda Hemisquillidae Lysiosquillidae Squillidae Decapoda Penaeidae Sicyoniidae Solenoceridae Caridea Palaemonidae Gnathophyllidae Hippolytidae Alpheidae Palinura Palinuridae Anomura Diogenidae Porcellanidae Paguridae Albuneidae Lithodidae Brachyura Grapsidae Ocypodidae Portunidae Xanthidae Chordata Enterogona Salpidae Pisces Anguiliformes Ophichthidae Muraenesocidae Gadiformes Bregmacerotidae Clupeifortnes Clupeidae Engraulidae Pristigasteridae PHYLUM ORDEN ESPECIE Mollusca Teuthoidea Loligo sp.