fouling organism

noun

Definition of fouling organism

: any of various aquatic organisms with free-swimming larvae and sedentary adult stages that cause fouling of ships and underwater structures

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“Fouling organism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fouling%20organism. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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