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larval settlement
(English) Settlement phase of some sedentary or benthic animals which commence life as free-swimming larvae. (See also: benthic, larvae, plankton)
fixation larvaire
(French) Phase de colonisation et de fixation sur un substrat dur par quelques animaux sédentaires ou benthiques qui commencent leur vie comme larves nageuses. (See also: benthic, larvae, plankton)
instalação larvar
(Portuguese) Fase de instalação de algumas espécies bentónicas que iniciaram o seu desenvolvimento como larvas pelágicas. (See also: benthic, larvae, plankton)

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