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Dog whelk (redirected from Dog-whelk)
|(Zool.) ||any species of univalve shells of the family Nassidæ, esp. the Nassa reticulata of England.|
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TBT paints and the demise of the dog-whelk
, Nucella lapillus (Gastropoda).
A laboratory study of predation by the dog-whelk
Nucella lapillus on the barnacles Eliminius modestus and Balanus balanoides.
Reproductive failure in populations of the dog-whelk
, Nucella lapillus.