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prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of large univalve mollusks abundant in the arctic seas. It includes the common whelk (Buccinum undatum).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The energetic physiology or scope for growth (SFG), has been studied in gastropods such as Ancylus fluviatilis (Calow, 1975), Bullia digitalis (Stenton-Dozey & Brown, 1988), Buccinum undatum (Kideys, 1998), Chorus giganteus (Navarro et al., 2002, 2006), Concholepas concholepas (Navarro & Torrijos, 1995), Haliotis tuberculata (Peck et al., 1987), Haliotis midae (Barkai & Griffiths, 1987, 1988), Haliotis fulgens (Farias et al., 2003), Nassarius conoidalis (Liu et al., 2011; Zhang et al., 2015), Nassarius siquijorensis (Liu et al., 2011), Patella vulgata (Davies et al., 1990), Planorbis contortus (Calow, 1975), Polinices duplicatus (Huebner & Edwards, 1981) and Thais lapillus (Stickle & Bayne, 1982).
The influence of collection pressure on the size at first sexual maturity has been noted in captured fish such as Atlantic cod (Gadus morhud) and whelks Buccinum undatum (Linnaeus, 1758).
Reproductive cycle and size at sexual maturity of the commercial whelk Buccinum isaotakii in Funka Bay, Hokkaido, Japan.
He wrote: "There is also in the Museum of the Geological Society a specimen of the shell of Buccinum glaciale [a circumpolar marine whelk] which I obtained from an elevation between 400 and 500 feet, and nearly two miles from the shore in Bel Sound [Bellsund]" (Lamont, 1876:300).
By frequency of individual species, sea and Iceland scallops were most common, followed by whelks (Buccinum sp.), green sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis), hermit crabs (Pagurus sp.), and ocean quahogs (Nelson and Ross, 1992).
Type species Buccinumpolitum Lamarck, 1822 (non Roding, 1798) = Buccinum miran Bruguiere, 1789, by original designation.
Plate 10, for example, depicts samples from the genera Buccinum and Ceritbium, some of which include the fleshy bodies of snails.
Vethaak et al., "Imposex induction in laboratory reared juvenile Buccinum undatum by tributyltin (TBT)," Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, vol.
Whelk neu buckie ydi'r enwau arni yn Saesneg a Buccinum undatum ydi'r enw gwyddonol.
Most white beads were made from the central columns of the knobbed whelk, Busvcon carica; smooth whelk (11); and, according to published reports, the waved whelk, Buccinum undatum (12); the remaining white beads were made from the white portions of quahog shells.