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sea mat Line breaks: sea mat

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of sea mat in English:


A bryozoan, especially one which forms mat-like encrustations on underwater objects.
  • Membranipora and other genera, class Gymnolaemata
Example sentences
  • Many of the less calcified bryozoans, like the common sea mat, live attached to seaweed in the intertidal and shallow subtidal areas.
  • I have been somewhat obsessed with collecting Sea mat for nearly 3 years now, since my first introduction to these species.
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