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FOULING ORGANISM [1 record]

Record 1 2006-05-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Marine Biology
  • Ship Maintenance
CONT

Ships travel faster through water and consume less fuel when their hulls are clean and smooth - free from fouling organisms, such as barnacles, algae or molluscs.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Biologie marine
  • Entretien des navires
CONT

Les navires se déplacent plus rapidement dans l'eau et consomment moins de combustible lorsque leur coque est propre et lisse, c'est-à-dire lorsqu'elle n'est pas recouverte d'organismes salissants, tels qu'anatifes, algues ou mollusques.

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