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turtle grass
(English) A submerged marine flowering plant (Thalassia) that often occurs in vast beds, and serves as food for fishes and other marine organisms. (See also: herbivorous)
(French) Plante marine submergée (@Thalassia@) que souvent se produit en lits vastes, et sert comme nourriture pour les poissons et les autres organismes marins. (See also: herbivorous)
espermatófita marinha
(Portuguese) Planta fanerogâmica marinha e submersa (Thalassia) que ocorre em vastas áreas e serve de abrigo e alimento a várias espécies de animais. (See also: herbivorous)

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