a.1.Changing the form; transforming.
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Caption: Figure 3: Percentage of total number of metamorphosic sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) for each age class in baseline unsubsidized model populations (gray bars) in which there are no effects of nutrients from carcasses of sea lamprey on larval growth, and corresponding changes in metamorphosic sea lamprey for each age class in subsidized modeled populations (black bars).
The characters of the ancient myth were also conscripted into the metamorphosic process.