bivalve

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Synonyms for bivalve

marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together

used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc

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ABSTRACT The fan mussel Pinna nobilis (Linnaeus, 1758) is an endangered bivalve species and is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea.
The dominance of mobile scavengers and predators, as well as semi-infaunal bivalves and soft-bodied biota, together with a paucity of brachiopods, suggests unstable mud substrates and/or high turbidity near the sediment-water interface.
Cadmium concentrations in bivalves, crustaceans, gastropods, and cephalopods in five sampled months were in the ranges of 0.
His team focuses on marine bivalves because they combine a wealth of important biological patterns with a large but manageable number of living species (about 8,000) and a rich fossil record.
The checklist will provide scientists, managers and visitors with means to identify the bivalves of the St Lucia Estuary.
As far as we know, no previous RAPD-PCR analysis has been carried out on the freshwater bivalves or unionids found in Egypt.
Q A seafood recipe I want to try calls for bivalves.
These invasive freshwater bivalves (zebra mussel and the close relative, the quagga mussel) are having a billion dollar impact on the North American economy and major negative impacts on freshwater ecosystems.
Like many bivalves, Atlantic calico scallops (Argopecten gibbus, Linnaeus, 1758) begin life as males, though some switch to female as they age.
Fresh, live seaweed (such as rockweed) are an integral part of ocean ecosystems at tide lines and are nursery areas for fish, crabs, lobsters, bivalves and other critters.
Although not as well known as the lobster trade, the aquaculture production of bivalves is an industry valued at approximately $26,000,000.
Red tide produces a potent neurotoxin that accumulates in the tissue of bivalves, and while it doesn't harm its host it can cause paralysis or respiratory problems for seafood fans.
The three major groups of mollusks are gastropods (such as snails), bivalves (such as clams), and cephalopods (such as squids).