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Noun1.Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relativesGastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
family Strombidae, Strombidae - the family of conchs
limpet - any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas
family Patellidae, Patellidae - marine limpets
Ancylidae, family Ancylidae - freshwater gastropod
Opisthobranchia, subclass Opisthobranchia - gastropods having the gills when present posterior to the heart and having no operculum: includes sea slugs; sea butterflies; sea hares
Akeridae, family Akeridae - bubble shells
order Pulmonata, Pulmonata - large order of gastropods usually breathing by means of a lung-like sac comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails
order Pectinibranchia, Pectinibranchia - large order of gastropods comprising univalve mollusks that have a single gill resembling a comb
Amphineura, subclass Amphineura - a class of Gastropoda
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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In the present study, survey of marine gastropods for biodiversity was done along three substations; Sheva creek, Peerwadi coast and Dharamtar creek of Uran (Raigad), Navi Mumbai, west coast of India.
The faunal assemblages encountered include gastropods, ostracods, pelecypods, echinoderms, milliolids, algae, sponge spicules and bioclastic debris.
Family Veneridae represented 85% of the recorded bivalves, while Ceriithiidae represented 41% of the recorded gastropods.
Slugs usually hibernate during the cold months but temperatures have been too high - meaning that the gastropods have been able to reproduce all winter.
ABSTRACT The wavy turban snail Megastraea undosa and keyhole limpet Megathura crenulata, two gastropods with commercial importance, five macroalgae, and one seagrass were collected at Bahia Tortugas, Baja California Sur, Mexico, for analysis of stable isotope ratios.
Among the gastropods, however, current data are minimal for interspecific and intraspecific scaling relationships.
Gastropods (slugs and snails) crawling over the droppings take in larvae, which become infective within three to four months while living inside the gastropod.
Of particular note are ten new species of newly-discovered gastropods and two new bivalves.
On the surface I have found common fossils of clams, gastropods, shrimp tunnels and tube worms.
Freshwater gastropods serve as important food web links between sediment microbial communities and higher tropic levels, playing vital roles in nutrient cycling and energy flow (Bernot and Turner, 2001; Hall et al, 2003; Thorp and Covich, 2009; Turner and Montgomery, 2009).
Four shellfish composite samples (bivalves, crustaceans, gastropods, cephalopods) were prepared to reduce the number of samples without modification of data precision (WHO, 1985).
Inventory and structure of terrestrial gastropods in different sites: