Dog whelk

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(Zool.) any species of univalve shells of the family Nassidæ, esp. the Nassa reticulata of England.

See also: Dog

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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.