sand dollar


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flattened disklike sea urchins that live on sandy bottoms

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Despite the distractions of a weekend at Disney World, Ultimate's young athletes attending the Sand Dollar meet in Orlando, FL took care of business on Friday and Sunday, snaring several additional medals for their collections.
For example, larvae of the sand dollar Dendraster excentricus (Eschscholtz, 1831) clone in response to cues from mucus collected from potentially predatory fish (Vaughn and Strathmann, 2008).
According to legend, she explained, the sand dollar is also called the Holy Ghost Shell and is said to tell the story of the birth, crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.
The Sand Dollar Motel and Marina on Grand Isle was a frenzy of activity on Friday as boaters scrambled to get their vessels to higher ground and marina employees secured the premises.
There are tips on making sand dollar jewelry, spotting wildlife trails in the sand, and identifying Indian artifacts.
Among the more than 100 taxa collected, however, the burrowing brittle star, Amphipholis geminata (Le Conte, 1851) and the sand dollar (formerly in the genus Encope), Mellitella stokesii (L.
The tender offer is being made in connection with the merger agreement between Clearwater Paper, it's wholly owned subsidiary Sand Dollar Acquisition Corporation and Cellu Tissue as of 15 September 2010, whereby Merger Sub will merge with and into Cellu Tissue and Cellu Tissue becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Clearwater Paper.
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort Casa Magna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa is offering the Escape Family and the Sand Dollar Family Vacation packages.
Once a triggerfish uncovered a sand dollar, the cunning predator would grab it by the edge, rise a couple of yards and drop the sand dollar in an attempt to flip it onto its back.
The occurrence of the sand dollar echinoid Periarchus lyelli in the Upper Eocene Caddell Formation of Texas is confirmed.
The On the Coast collection takes on the trend of coastal living with a line of home decor-oriented products, such as sand dollar pillar plates, starfish and seashell taper and tea-light holders, and the like.
The colors have names like Sand Dollar, Waterscape, Coral Bells and Euphoric Lilac.
There's a PADI (Professional Association Of Diving Instructors) resort - the Sand Dollar - which has a range of courses, including boat-dive packages of five days at pounds 211pp or Open Water course at pounds 254pp.
Shades include classic red, pink bliss, plum frost and sand dollar.
So with a maritime outlook, the Chumash called the sand dollar "the shadow of the radiance of the child born on the winter solstice.