freshwater clam


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Noun1.freshwater clam - bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United Statesfreshwater clam - bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States
mussel - marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
pearly-shelled mussel - the pearly lining of the dark shells is a source of mother-of-pearl
thin-shelled mussel - mussel with thin fragile shells having only rudimentary hinge teeth
Dreissena polymorpha, zebra mussel - inch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe; clogs utility inlet pipes and feeds on edible freshwater mussels
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The occurrence and spread of the introduced Asiatic freshwater clam, Corbicula fluminea (Muller) in North America 1924-1982.
On the basis of two other fossils - a fish vertebra and a freshwater clam - found alongside the dinosaur fossil, the paper says that the specimen of Raptorex is of Chinese origin and about 125 million years old.
Within- and among-lake variation in shell morphology of the freshwater clam Elliptio complanata (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from south-central Ontario lakes.
Of the approximately 300 freshwater clam species in North America, 10% already are extinct and another 65% are at some risk of extinction.
Effects of particle concentration and season on the filtration rates of the freshwater clam Sphaerium striatinum Lamarck (Bivalvia: Pisidiidae).
Fine structure of the sperm of the freshwater clam, Ligumia subrostrata (Say, 1931) (Mollusca:Bivalvia).
Response to temperature and hypoxia in the oxygen consumption of the introduced Asiatic freshwater clam Corbicula fluminea (Muller).
The effects of diflubenzuron on the shell formation of the freshwater clam, Anodonta cygnea.
ABSTRACT The gonadal organization and cytological characteristics of gametogenesis in a population of the freshwater clam Musculium argentinum (d'Orbigny, 1835) are described.
Chromosomes of Pisidium coreanum (Bivalvia: Veneroida: Corbiculoidea, Pisidiidae), a Korean freshwater clam.
Life history of a stream population of the freshwater clam Sphaerium striatinum Lamarck (Bivalvia: Pisidiidae).