Glossary | P

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Prenatal
preceding birth
Prey
animal hunted or killed for food by another animal
Primary producer
organism that makes own food by photosynthesis and/or chemical energy and is basis of a food chain
Proboscis
elongated or protruding organ or tube-like structure located in the oral region of many animals and commonly used in feeding; in pinnepeds an enlargement of the nose
Producer
organism that produces its own food through photosynthesis
Purse seine
a type of fishing net with an open end which can be drawn up to form a bag shape to capture the fish
Purse seine
a type of fishing net with an open end which can be drawn up to form a bag shape to capture the fish