Definition of water flea in English:

water flea

Syllabification: wa·ter flea


  • another term for daphnia.
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    • Water for animals of such a small size, including larval fish, brine shrimp, and water fleas, is essentially like syrup.
    • We studied allozyme variation in metapopulations of two species of water fleas in the skerry archipelago of southern Finland.
    • Crustaceans range in size from the American lobster, weighing up to 20 kg, and the Japanese spider crab - with a leg span of up to 3.7 m - to water fleas that can be less than a millimetre in length.

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