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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Notable ark shell deposits in the Strait of Messina were recorded in May 2007 at all 12 surveyed stations along 10 km of coastline.
Genome methylation level was negatively related to the shell length, the gross weight and the weight of soft body, whilst positively related to the shell broadness and the shell height in the ark shell, Scapharca broughtonii (Sun et al.
I also had the Tokujo Sushi Platter that had tuna belly, sweet shrimp, eel, yellow tail, salmon, tuna, mackerel, ark shell, wild yellow tail and tuna maki.
Scapharca subcrenata shell and Burnt-end Ark shell belong to Bivalvia Mollusca shellfish, as shown in Fig.
ABSTRACT The present study investigated whether an acute temperature change affected hemolymph antioxidant enzyme activities and lipid peroxidation in ark shell Scapharca subcrenala transferred from 22[degrees]C to 17[degrees]C, 27[degrees]C, and 32[degrees]C for 72 h and then transferred back quickly to 22[degrees]C for a 6-h recovery period.
ABSTRACT Ark shell Scapharca broughtonii is one of the most commercially important bivalve resources and is widely distributed in northeastern Asia.
A study of Noah's ark shell (Area noae Linnaeus 1758) in Mali Ston Bay, Adriatic Sea.
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.
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.
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.
ABSTRACT Over the period from June 2002 to June 2003, we examined the relationship of seasonal changes in the mass of the gonad and somatic tissues to environmental factors for four size groups of the zebra ark shell Arca zebra at Chacopata, in northeastern Venezuela.