ark shell


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Related to ark shell: Arcidae, Ark clam
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Noun1.Ark shell - marine bivalve mollusk having a heavy toothed shell with a deep boat-like inner surfaceark shell - marine bivalve mollusk having a heavy toothed shell with a deep boat-like inner surface
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Arca, genus Arca - type genus of the family Arcidae: ark shells and blood clams
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A study of Noah's ark shell (Area noae Linnaeus 1758) in Mali Ston Bay, Adriatic Sea.
The potential for aquaculture of the bearded horse mussel (Modiolus barbatus) and Noah's ark shell (Area noae) in southern Croatia.
Scapharca subcrenata shell and Burnt-end Ark shell belong to Bivalvia Mollusca shellfish, as shown in Fig.
The typical parts of Scapharca subcrenata shell and Burnt-end Ark shell are selected.
ABSTRACT Age and growth of the ark shell Scapharca broughtonii in 3 bays in Japan (Mutsu, where ark shells are cultured, and Nanao and Sendai, where they occur naturally) were examined using a shell sectioning and staining method.
KEY WORDS: ark shell, Scapharca broughtonii, age, growth, variation, shell sectioning and staining, water-based marking pen
Studies on the hanging culture of ark shell Anadara brougtonii Schrench: the growth by culture method.
ABSTRACT The reproductive biology and glycogen content of a subcrenated ark shell Scapharca kagoshimensis (Tokunaga, 1906) in Ariake Bay were investigated from April 2004 to May 2005 in relation to environmental factors such as water temperature, salinity, and plankton settled volume.
For each ark shell, we first removed the byssus and secondly removed epibionts and detritus from the shells.
A member of the ark shell family (Arcidae), the ponderous ark, Noetia ponderosa (Say, 1822), is common throughout the estuarine and nearshore waters of the southeastern Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastal areas of the United States (Abbott 1974, Anderson et al.
A member of the ark shell family Arcidae, the blood ark, Anadara ovalis (Bruguiere 1789) occurs from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to the West Indies and Brazil, at depths ranging from the low-tide line to >3 m (Abbott 1974, Anderson et al.
It is also reported that accumulation of beta-alanopine, one of acidic opines, which acts as attractants and cryoprotectants in marine animals was observed in the adductor muscle of blood ark shell (Haque et al.