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Synonyms for free-swimming

(of animals) able to swim about

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Carbonate ions are abundant in most surface waters, and corals and some free-swimming organisms use the material to form their calcium carbonate skeletons or shells, says Richard A.
Attendances at Colwyn Leisure Centre during the free-swimming sessions was 400pc up on normal.
When you take calcium away, the biofilms fall apart, and the bacteria are essentially free-swimming," Watnick says.
Free-swimming sea nettles typically occur only in waters with certain combinations of temperature and salinity, says Christopher W.
Now, she and seven colleagues report that a 10-year project that fit video cameras onto free-swimming animals has revealed a crucial trick.
When the free-swimming larvae were old enough to settle down into shells, he split the family apart.