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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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Scientific Collecting Permit for zooplankton and bivalves
The role of bivalve shellfish farming installations on the natural recruitment and restocking of wild endangered species/biofoulants, such as the fan mussel in the present case, is also discussed.
Results showed that the variation in shellfish toxicities were evident at different habitats and among the bivalve species examined.
Lead concentrations in bivalves, crustaceans, gastropods, and cephalopods in five sampled months were in the ranges of 0.
Risk management for bivalve mollusks, aimed at control of fecal pollution, relies heavily on the use of Escherichia coli as an indicator of fecal (sewage) contamination and is enacted under European food regulations (Regulation 854/2004, www.
Bivalve shells provide a settlement medium for algae and other invertebrates, creating a multi-dimensional environment (Vaughn & Hakenkamp 2001).
Other grave goods included marine shell ornaments, pig skeletons and freshwater bivalve shells.
This author summarized in table the freshwater bivalve fauna of Africa and Egypt based on the five most recent publications; Haas, 1969; Van Damme, 1984; Mandahl-Barth, 1988; Daget, 1998 and Ibrahim et al (1999).
The New York State Museum screened over 700 bacterial strains before identifying one common bacterium, Pseudomonas fluorescens, which is lethal to these problematic mussels, but non-toxic to other aquatic organisms, including fish, ciliates, Daphnia, and other bivalve species.
The organisation is also consulting on health standards for live and raw bivalve molluscs, lobsters and crabs.
High levels of reproduction, growth, and product quality are essential for profitability in bivalve culture systems.
Other seafood, including oysters, clams, mussels, scallops and other bivalve, or two-shelled shellfish, have not been tested recently, but could also contain dangerous levels of the toxin, according to DHS.
Lucy Kay, CCW marine conservation officer, added: 'At one site in a small area of sediment, just bigger than an A4 size sheet of paper, over 1,440 animals from 70 different species were found, including worms, small shrimp-like amphipods, small gastropods (relatives of snails), bivalve shells such as mussels and brittlestars, a long-armed relative of the common starfish people are used to seeing on our shores
MLs were proposed for lead and Cd in various food categories, including peanuts and bivalve mollusks, which have been traded internationally (Berg and Licht 2002).
Several studies have been conducted on the physical/chemical conditions and macrobenthos of Village Creek and its tributaries (Tatum & Commander 1971; Harrel 1977; Kost 1977; Lewis & Harrel 1978; Commander 1980; Newberry 1982; Harrel 1985; Barclay & Harrel 1985), but the sampling techniques were not adequate to survey the bivalve fauna.