mollusk


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Be they worm or mollusk, these alien-looking creatures are certainly a sight to behold.
Mollusks have a soft, unsegmented body, usually enclosed in a hard shell--exceptions include octopus and squid.
Although it is becoming increasingly apparent that Unionicola mollusk mites are utilizing host mucus, gill tissue, or hemolymph for at least part of their nutrition, the effects that these mites have on a host has not yet been examined in any detail.
A rich deposit of continental mollusks occurs in exposures of Kootenai Formation in Devils Pocket of Middle Dome in the Shawmut Anticline, 15 km southeast of Harlowton, Wheatland County, Montana.
To generate these discoveries, a research partnership called the Philippine Mollusk Symbiont International Cooperative Biodiversity Group was formed.
The relic in question is not the Holy Grail, supposedly toted to Britain by Joseph of Arimathea 6 it's the fossil of an ancient mollusk called
If the victim is a shelled mollusk, the octopus uses its beak to punch a hole in the shell before sucking out the fleshy contents.
Considering the group as a whole while noting variation, they cover biology; distribution, dispersal potential, and dispersal mechanisms; using physiological and ecological requirements and environmental tolerances for assessing risk of invasion; searching, finding, and interpreting to monitor; impacts of macro-foulers on man-made structures; ecological, socio-economic, and beneficial impacts of aquatic invasive mollusks; weapons of mollusk destruction; domination by chlorination; and mitigating aquatic invasive gastropods.
4 : a fold of the body wall of a mollusk that produces the shell material
The mollusk, which thrives along the inshore waters of the Dhofar coast in the far south of the sultanate, sells for as much as 60 Omani riyals (Dh572) per kilo when dried and exported to international markets.
By comparing shells of another mollusk, the clam, they see how different shelled animals have different characteristics.
Foster, a specialist in Alaska mollusk taxonomy and the coordinator of the aquatic collection at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks.
There are the usual struggles between the boys, Hook and his pirates, and the Mollusk Island natives.
Many of the surviving mollusk species are highly imperiled and largely restricted to suitable habitat in relatively few isolated streams.