Fan shell

(Zool.) any shell of the family Pectinidæ. See Scallop, n., 1.

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In this framework, the head of the Coastal Laboratory of Imarpe in Chimbote, ngel Peredo, reported that the studies carried out in recent years indicated the existence of high resource densities such as anchoveta and lorna, and the increase of the fan shell in the bay.
Associated fauna of the fan shell Pinna nobilis (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in the northern and eastern Tunisian coasts.
After the convictions and imprisonment of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir - along with courtroom suggestions of widespread corruption - why would any fan shell out good money on the sporting equivalent of a knock-off market in Bangkok?
Local designers are setting a trend with unique Florida-friendly Nepalese rugs with wave, fan shell or scallop motifs customizable in a choice of 1,200 colors ($5,400 for 6-by-9 foot).
To our knowledge, the western fan shell, Cyprogenia aberti, has not been reported in the Big Black drainage before.
Rugged, wave-washed granite outcroppings shelter fine, white sand "pocket" beaches offering great tidepooling (living tidepool creatures cannot be coolected) around Point Pinos to Fan Shell Beach.
Main entry gates for this private drive are at at State Highway 1, Pacific Grove, and Carmel (see map); public beach access only between Moss Beach and Fan Shell Beach.
The fact that there is a large community of bivalve aquaculture in this area may limit the ability of the fan shell to attach to the long line, and once attached, they may be outcompeted for the limited space on the lines themselves.
WATCHDOG Obi guards as Charlie plays and fan shells out
A DIE-HARD Celtic fan shelled out a staggering pounds 3,000 for two tickets to last night's UEFA Cup Battle of Britain between Celtic and Liverpool.