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Likely to change or vary.
The physical means, agent or mechanism which facilitates the translocation of organisms from one place to another.
Toxins used by animals, usually transmitted by a sting or a bite.
The under side of an animal.
Animal that possesses a backbone.
Vertebral column (spine)
The series of vertebrae forming a spine or backbone
Voluntary Fisheries Adjustment Scheme
Volunteer Fisheries Liaison Officer (former term).  Now Fisheries Volunteers.
Visible light
The portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to the human eye.
An animal that gives birth to live young.
Vessel Monitoring System
A mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapour, and gas are or have been erupted from the earth's crust.
Easily harmed or injured.

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