Bivalvia

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Noun1.Bivalvia - oystersBivalvia - oysters; clams; scallops; mussels  
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
spat - a young oyster or other bivalve
family Tridacnidae, Tridacnidae - large marine hard-shell clams
Cardiidae, family Cardiidae - somewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
family Pteriidae, Pteriidae - pearl oysters
Anomiidae, family Anomiidae - saddle oysters
genus Placuna, Placuna - windowpane oysters
Arcidae, family Arcidae - ark shells
family Mytilidae, Mytilidae - marine mussels
family Unionidae, Unionidae - freshwater mussels found worldwide
family Pholadidae, Pholadidae - a family of Bivalvia
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Black jewfish are now better protected under new rules that apply to commercial and recreational fishers, and the take of gastropods and bivalve molluscs has been completely banned in Moreton Bay to protect sustainability.
In contrast, in the larvae of the gastropod and bivalve molluscs, the metatroch rarely arrested when the prototroch was beating.
Disease processes in marine bivalve molluscs. Bethesda, MD: Am.
Walruses use their highly sensitive whiskers and snout to search out bivalve molluscs (such as clams) and other small invertebrates on the ocean floor.
Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs
Digeneans are important parasites of bivalve molluscs, including several marine species of economic interest in which can cause serious damage (Lauckner, 1983).
The museum's collection includes approximately 5,000 clam shells (the shells of bivalve molluscs) from 86 genera worldwide.
There's you can to speed "You can also get norovirus from food and water, especially bivalve molluscs, such as oysters, mussels, clams, cockles and scallops that have been contaminated."
Bivalve molluscs have been considered as a potential biomonitor for metallic contamination in marine ecosystems [40].
Growth in bivalve molluscs: nutritional effects of two or more species of algae in diets fed to the American oyster Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin) and the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria (L.).
Trematode metacercariae usually cause no apparent harm to host bivalve molluscs [24-26] but infection with Proctoeces sp.