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5 Topic Pages Found in Marine Sciences and starting with the letter L
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Open Lagoons

A lagoon is a shallow stretch of coastal water that is completely or partly separated from the open sea by a narrow strip of land, usually formed by

Open lamprey

name for several primitive marine and freshwater jawless fishes of the order Petromyzontiformes. As in the other jawless fish, the hagfish , the adult


Elevated structure equipped with a powerful flashing light for use as a maritime navigational aid. The light signals to ships that they are

Open lobster

marine crustacean with five pairs of jointed legs, the first bearing large pincerlike claws of unequal size adapted to crushing the shells of its

Open lungfish

common name for any of a group of fish belonging to the families Ceratodontidae, Lepidosirenidae, and Protopteridae, found in the rivers of Australia,