Pinctada margaritifera

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Synonyms for Pinctada margaritifera

tropical marine bivalve found chiefly off eastern Asia and Pacific coast of North America and Central America

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fucata martensii, Pinctada albina, Pinctada maxima, and Pinctada margaritifera), the ka/ks ratios for 10 (except cox3 and Cytb) of the 12 PCG investigated (not including atp8) were less than 1, indicating that the mitochondrial PCG of Pinctada species were under strong negative (purifying) selection pressure.
Gametogenic cycle and reproductive effort of the tropical blacklip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Bivalvia: Pteriidae), cultivated in Takapoto Atoll (French Polynesia).
Soluble organic matrices of the calcitic prismatic shell layers of two Pteriomorphid bivalves: Pinna nobilis and Pinctada margaritifera. J.
Variation in clearance and ingestion rate by larvae of the black-lip pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera, L.) feeding on various microalgae.
All of the specimens are of the large pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera, which grows abundantly in the lagoons of Mangareva.
The nutritional value of seven species of tropical micro algae for black-lip pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera L.) larvae.
The smallest pearls harvested from pinctada margaritifera (black-lipped oyster) are about eight millimeters in diameter, but most are 10 or 11 millimeters.
The Pinctada margaritifera oysters, which grow to an average 15cm across, are drilled and threaded onto nylon lines.
Gervi and Sims (1992) list its scientific name as Pinctada margaritifera mazatlanica.
Genetic variation in wild and hatchery stocks of the black pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, from Japan.
Pinctada margaritifera and Pinctada fucata, for example, continue active byssus secretion throughout their lives (Gervis & Sims 1992), whereas Pinctada maxima cease byssal secretion once large and heavy enough to withstand agitation or dislodgement caused by ocean currents (Taylor et al.
This technique has proven effective in characterizing the benthic food web (Kelly and Scheibling, 2012), and has been used to determine the impact of parental diet on egg lipid content and FAS in black-lip pearl oysters Pinctada margaritifera (Ehteshami et al., 2011), identify trophic pathways in bearded seals Erignathus barbatus and Pacific walruses Odobenus rosmarus (Budge et al., 2007), and examine patterns in the milk of Antarctic fur seals Arctocephalus gazelle (Brown et al., 1999).
Absorption efficiency in the Cortez oyster was higher than that of Anadara tuberculosa ([less than or equal to] 61%) used for bioremediation (Nieves-Soto et al., 2011), and the pearl oysters Pinctada maxima and Pinctada margaritifera (<58%) fed the microalgae Tisochrysis lutea (Yukihira et al., 2000).