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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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Mid-Atlantic States with developing whelk fisheries enacted separate whelk management plans based on the data-poor Virginia whelk fishery, which used knobbed whelk biological assessment information.
Whelk reactions to contact chemical cues were in stark contrast to their reactions to dissolved cues.
The channeled whelk ranges from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to Cape Canaveral, Florida (Edwards and Harasewych, 1988).
The common whelk is common along the Norwegian coast but is not used for food.
The mechanism(s) underlying the increase in whelk density and, in some cases, average individual size following the removal of seastars was (were) not revealed by these experiments.
Eiders directly reduced abundance of mussels, thereby indirectly increasing whelk density in plots where ducks were excluded.
The May 23 James Beard Dinner is sold out, however Chef Taibe will be featuring Smoke on the Lager paired with his hot smoked pollack on spring pickles at The Whelk, located at 575 Riverside Ave.
KEY WORDS: veined rapa whelk, Rapana venosa, Chesapeake Bay, invasion, muricid, age growth
Then there was the rent man and insurance man; they would knock on our doors and let themselves in, which I always found a bit rude, and who can forget the fish man who brought his basket into our pubs at the weekend selling cockles, mussels, whelks and kippers?
Far from dry land, Porthdinllaen fishermen are potting for whelks, while another crew are trawling for whatever they can catch.
30pm (Not Wales) Ben Fogle is all at sea, quite literally, as he goes fishing for whelks.
Whelks and winkles cockles too do not have a lot to do.
As Charles Dickens (a star of this book) put it, "Those who would live to please Mr Whelks, must please Mr Whelks to live.
Tokyo, June 25 (Xinhua-ANI): Octopus and whelks caught off the coast of Fukushima went on sale Monday at supermarkets and retail stores in northeastern Japan's Soma City, marking the first sale since the Fukushima nuclear plant crisis.