the settlement of juvenile oysters onto a substrate.
refers to animals whose cells contain three sets of chromosomes rather than the normal two sets. This condition inhibits the ability of the animal to make viable eggs or sperm, reducing fertility to a small percentage of the reproductive capacity of a normal diploid animal.
clean and healthy conditions for animal husbandry.
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