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Synonyms for burrow

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a place used as an animal's dwelling

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Synonyms for burrow

a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter

move through by or as by digging

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In this study, larger clams (greater than 40 mm) become sluggish during burrowing rate experiments and had to be induced to burrow by aerating/stirring water (simulating swash conditions), whereas small clams (less than 40 mm) burrowed in calm conditions.
To determine whether worms burrowed faster by increasing their cycle distance or by increasing cycle frequency, velocities of each individual were plotted as function of cycle distance and cycle frequency to obtain a regression coefficient for the two relationships.
Most juvenile activity outside the burrowed occurred in the early morning shortly after sunrise when the female was no longer active or visible at the burrow entrance.
Despite this variability, geoducks burrowed significantly faster in the sand sediment than in the mud sediment (1.1 [+ or -] 0.08 mm/min and 0.67 [+ or -] 0.11 mm/min, respectively; Student's t = 3.13, df = 42, P = 0.003).
Because procambarid crawfish commonly burrow prior to oviposition, this study observed month of spawning for crawfish that burrowed during the early months of the harvesting season (winter) in Louisiana.