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Razor-sharp barnacles encrust the knobby leading edge of these appendages, and the whales brandish them with great dexterity.
He was also concerned about the lice and barnacles on the whale’s head.
There are questions as to whether any or all of them are too old, particularly for a party looking to show it’s shed the barnacles exposed by the 2016 Clinton campaign.
But subplots accrue like barnacles on this once-trim vessel.
When divers scrub off barnacles attached to those boats, minute particles of copper dissolve in the salt water.
There, order up a cold Portuguese Super Bock beer or a glass of vinho verde and a plate of goose barnacles, the area's prized local delicacy.
For one thing, turtle skin is usually coated in layers of algae, bacteria, and barnacles that make cultured growth -- which needs to be sterile -- difficult.
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