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  • n. salp

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of transparent, tubular, free-swimming oceanic tunicates found abundantly in all the warmer latitudes. See Illustration in Appendix.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Salpidæ.
  • n. [lowercase; pl. salpæ (-pē).] A species of this genus; a salp.
  • n. A kind of stockfish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end

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  • A new scientific study in the journal Clinical Toxicology reports on two men who suffered long, bad trips after eating Sarpa salpa fish in Mediterranean restaurants.

    Boing Boing: April 16, 2006 - April 22, 2006 Archives

  • Sarpa salpa, a species of sea bream now found in British waters, occasionally accumulates a powerful psychoactive compound called indole in its head, which can lead to ichthyoallyeinotoxism, or hallucinogenic fish poisoning.

    The Guardian World News

  • Sarpa salpa are a popular dish in many Mediterranean restaurants.

    Signs of the Times

  • In 2006 two men, one aged 90, were hospitalized in the south of France after eating sarpa salpa.

    Signs of the Times

  • Please help me name them I would greatly appreciate the education for myself and others! thanks!) bukva salpa usata cipal cipal - gray mullet sardela sardela (sardine) tuna

    WN.com - Articles related to EU ends tuna fishing season early

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