bubble shell


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Noun1.bubble shell - marine gastropod mollusk having a very small thin shell
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
genus Haminoea, Haminoea - common genus of marine bubble shells of the Pacific coast of North America
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You might, however, be the only one to use a shell lure, below, either with an Atlantic bubble shell, left, or a lettered olive shell, right
In a second study, DNA analysis of specimens from Khor Julfar in Ra's al-Khaimah of the common large bubble shell, previously considered to be Bulla ampulla, has helped to confirm that the species present in the extreme north-western Indian Ocean, including the seashores of Arabia, is in fact a distinct species.
The first part of the book provides introductory information on the higher taxonomy, external and internal anatomy, reproduction, habitats, biotic relationships and behaviour of nudibranchs and related molluscs, followed by text descriptions and illustrations of 173 species of nudibranch and 76 other species including bubble shells, sap-sucking sea slugs, sea hares, umbrella shells and side-gilled slugs.