bivalve


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Related to bivalve: class Pelecypoda, Pelecypoda
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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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plana neuronal somata, histology, and ultrastructure revealed neurons with one euchromatic round-to-oval nucleus with one salient nucleolus, and cytoplasm with the usual key organelles, standing out mitochondria; overall in line with the other bivalve species (Bullock & Horridge 1965, Odiete 1978, Stefano 1990, Morse & Zardus 1997).
After poring over more than 62,000 records of where marine bivalve species are found, the researchers were able to establish patterns that they used to estimate their number living in 18 different geographic regions.
Bivalve molluscs have been considered as a potential biomonitor for metallic contamination in marine ecosystems [40].
Understanding the diversification of bivalve shell microstructures is of value to the biologist as a way to understand their adaptive value to the animals (e.
A small hand shovel or rake can aid in your pursuit of these tasty bivalves, but if you don't have either, your hands and feet will work just fine.
Through four days field trip, a team work of 6 persons collected gastropod and bivalve shells from the intertidal zone of ten stations along Tarut coast, Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia (Fig.
Bivalve abundance sampling, transport, and sample fixation and storage
51 mL, and was significantly different from Sites 4 and 5, which had mean bivalve volumes of 0.
The author has organized the main body of her text in twelve chapters devoted to the phylogeny and evolution of bivalve mollusks, the morphology of bivalves, the ecology of bivalves, how bivalves feed, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
In the Reloncavi Estuary, southern Chile, mussel seeds are collected by artisanal fishermen and sold to enterprises which grow the bivalve in the Chiloe Island; more than 6,000 ton was sold in 2011 in this area (unpublished data).
Brachiopod, Bivalve Calcareous Sandstone Facies (MF3): This facies is 4.
Providing she's relying on more than a strategically placed bivalve to conceal her modesty, it will be refreshing to see her laid bare in a more figurative sense than usual.
Thus, our objectives were to use stable isotope analysis to estimate the dietary proportion of freshwater bivalves consumed by muskrats in the Green River, conduct midden surveys to evaluate seasonal trends in bivalve consumption, and determine factors related to the use of bivalves by muskrats as a food resource.
In particular, bivalve mollusc shellfish - mussels, clams, oysters and scallops - are filter feeders and can accumulate toxins produced by algae, as well as bacteria and viruses.