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Salps: Thaliacea - Salps And People

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There can be so many salps in an area that they use up all the food needed by animals that are eaten by fishes upon which humans rely. The fishes disappear from the area, and the humans lose their food and their work.

Did You Know?

Chains of salps can be as long as a blue whale.


Vast swarms of salps eat huge amounts of plant plankton and produce massive amounts of feces (FEE-seez). The sinking feces supply carbon, an element essential to life, to the deep ocean.

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