whelk

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Synonyms for whelk

a ridge or bump raised on the flesh, as by a lash or blow

Words related to whelk

large marine snail much used as food in Europe

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large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell

gather whelk

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The classifications for each stage followed descriptions of Buccinum isaotakii (e.
Development and effect of female size on egg and juvenile production in the Neogastropod Buccinum cyaneum from the Saguenay fjord.
Eupleura caudata: MacKenzie 1961; Buccinum isaotakii: Ilano et al.
5 Anomia aculeata (Muller) -- Buccinum undatum (Linnaeus) 3.
Buccinum undatum exhibited this behavior in the presence of sea stars, which allowed them to quickly detach from the substrate and escape (Harvey et al.
Shell damage and mortality in the common whelk Buccinum undatum caused by beam trawl fishery.