Definition of freshwater flea in English:

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freshwater flea

noun

Another term for daphnia.
Example sentences
  • Tests on fathead minnows and freshwater fleas indicated the wastewater was toxic to wildlife, the lawsuit said.
  • One butt per two gallons of water was enough to be acutely toxic to the freshwater fleas.
  • This study will employ a new technology to measure large numbers of small molecules in the tissues of two different aquatic invertebrates (a freshwater flea and a marine mussel).
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