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Noun1.Larvacea - small free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
larvacean - any member of the class Larvacea
genus Appendicularia - a genus of chordates in the class Larvacea
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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The class Larvacea is the most specialized in the subphylum Urochordata, or Tunicata, and contains some 70 species.
Occurrence of fish in stomachs of age-1 fish ranged from 72% in 2001 to 19% in 2002, and occurrence of larvacea ranged from 62% in 2001 to 1% in 2002.