natator


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natator

a swimmer.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.natator - a person who travels through the water by swimmingnatator - a person who travels through the water by swimming; "he is not a good swimmer"
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
floater - a swimmer who floats in the water
aquanaut, skin-diver - an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
surfboarder, surfer - someone who engages in surfboarding
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Multiple paternities has been detected in different species of sea turtles: Caretta caretta (Bollmer et al., 1999; Moore & Ball, 2002; Zbinden et al., 2007), Chelonia mydas (Fitzsimmons, 1998; Ireland et al., 2003; Lee & Hays, 2004), Lepidochelys olivacea (Kichler et al., 1999; Hoekert et al., 2002; Jensen et al., 2006) and Natator depressus (Theissinger et al., 2009), and also in freshwater turtles such as Chrysemys picta (Mctaggart, 2000; Pearse et al., 2001), Emydoidea blandigii (Refsnider, 2009) and Emys orbicularis (Roques et al., 2006).
Both contentions were backed with specific details and gained the full support of William Corbett, respected swimming writer for the Referee, who used the penname 'Natator'.
Chloride ion in seawater could promote gluconeogenesis to satisfy the high energy requirement under salinity stress for Lihinia emarginata and Charybdis natator, as indicated by the increased glucose-6-phosphatase activity (Scholnick et al.
Necrotic egg and hatchling remains are key factors attracting dipterans to sea turtle (Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Natator depressus) nests in central Queensland, Australia.
These are the green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), flatback (Natator depressus), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) and hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata).