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After swimming and feeding in the plankton for at least several weeks, the veliger larvae become competent to metamorphose (Pechenik, 1990); that is, they become capable of metamorphosing in response to specific external cues such as adult pheromone and microbial films (Pechenik, 1980; Pechenik and Heyman, 1987; McGee and Targett, 1989; Pechenik and Gee, 1993).
Harry shoves himself into the center of the movie early on, metamorphosing into a scary tempest within the banal but nicely rendered teapot of a middle-class family on summer holiday.
Yuri Possokhov's Magrittomania is most inventive in its visual presentation of Belgian painter Rene Magritte's Surrealist images of ordinary objects metamorphosing into unfathomable strangeness.
"Defendant apparently believes it can evade federal tax law by metamorphosing into various different forms of entity" Barker said in her decision.