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prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of large univalve mollusks abundant in the arctic seas. It includes the common whelk (Buccinum undatum).
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Temporal variation in SOM was reported for several aquatic organisms, including common whelk Buccinum undatum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Haig et al.
He wrote: "There is also in the Museum of the Geological Society a specimen of the shell of Buccinum glaciale [a circumpolar marine whelk] which I obtained from an elevation between 400 and 500 feet, and nearly two miles from the shore in Bel Sound [Bellsund]" (Lamont, 1876:300).
For example, Smith and Thatje (2013) found large size differences among siblings developing inside capsules in the whelk Buccinum undatum, including some embryos that had not consumed nurse eggs.
Type species Buccinumpolitum Lamarck, 1822 (non Roding, 1798) = Buccinum miran Bruguiere, 1789, by original designation.
Plate 10, for example, depicts samples from the genera Buccinum and Ceritbium, some of which include the fleshy bodies of snails.
En el Mar de Bering, por ejemplo, los caracoles de los generos Neptunea y Buccinum soportan una alta presion pesquera desde principios de los 70's (MacIntosh 1980).
Whelk neu buckie ydi'r enwau arni yn Saesneg a Buccinum undatum ydi'r enw gwyddonol.
Most white beads were made from the central columns of the knobbed whelk, Busvcon carica; smooth whelk (11); and, according to published reports, the waved whelk, Buccinum undatum (12); the remaining white beads were made from the white portions of quahog shells.
Influence of predation on shell morphology of Buccinum undatum L.
Behaviour and timing of copulation and egg-laying in the neogastropod Buccinum undatum L.
Spatial variation in size reached at sexual maturity has been reported for Buccinum undatum (Martel et al.