• 209 Pages
  • 0.21 MB
  • English
Collins , London
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,209p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21690966M

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After a few weeks, the larvae sprout an appendage called a foot. They use it to latch onto hard surfaces, like rocks. “But one of the best places for an oyster to set is on another oyster,” says Spina.