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  • a  permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about
    sessile marine animals and plants
  • a  attached directly by the base; not having an intervening stalk
    sessile flowers
    the shell of a sessile barnacle is attached directly to a substrate

  • sessile fatalists who don't mind and only can talk to themselves.
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  • Methane seeps of the deep sea: A bacteria feast for lithodid crabs
    Cold seeps are the basis for a surprising diversity in the desert-like deep sea. Off the coast of Costa Rica, an international team of scientists documented lithodid crabs of the genus Paralomis sp. grazing bacterial mats at a methane seep. The analysis show that not only sessile organisms benefit from the productivity around the cold seeps.
    Oct. 8, 2013 - Science Daily

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