Pecten irradians


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Noun1.Pecten irradians - a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North AmericaPecten irradians - a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
escallop, scollop, scallop - edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
genus Pecten - type genus of the family Pectinidae: sea and bay scallops
bay scallop - muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
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Photoreceptor potentials of opposite polarity in the eye of the scallop, Pecten irradians.
Such a combination has only been observed in the retina of two other mollusks,--Lima scarba and Pecten irradians (Gomez & Nasi, 1998, 2000; McReynolds & Gorman, 1970; Musio, 2001; Nasi, 1991a, b, c).
A report upon the scallop fishery of Massachusetts, including the habits, life history of Pecten irradians, its rate of growth, and other facts of economic value.