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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of small spiral pteropods, common in the Arctic and Antarctic seas. It contributes to the food of the right whales.
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Announcement of competition: The testing and testing methodology for sampling and analysis of effects of ocean acidification on wing snail Limacina helicina
Exceptional long-term starvation ability and sites of lipid storage of the Arctic pteropod Clione limacina.
Limacina helicina shell dissolution as an indicator of declining habitat suitability owing to ocean acidification in the California Current Ecosystem.
The neurotransmitive role of D-Asp has also been proven by its presence in synaptic vesicle in Aplysia limacina (4).
1997), Helix pomatia (Sakharov and Salanlci, 1982), and Clione limacina (Sakharov and Kabotyansky, 1986).
2 cubic kilometres) of the Southern Arctic Ocean is home to 27 trillion 'butterflies' of the underwater variety, Limacina antarctica?
2009 Limacina helicina threatened by ocean acidification.
4 Larvacea Oikopleura vanhoeffeni 5 Chaetognatha Sagitta elegans 6 Calanoida Acartia longirenis, adult 7 Larvacea Fritillaria borealis 8 Calanoida Pseudocalanus minutus, adult 9 Amphipoda Parathemisto libellula 10 Mollusca Limacina helicina, adult 11 Cirripedia Barnacle nauplius 12 Amphipoda Onisimus nanseni 13 Mollusca Limacina helicina, veliger 14 Gadidae Boreogadus saida, post larvae 15 Calanoida Calanus glacialis, adult 16 Calanoida Acartia longiremis, cop.
Diet of Limacina helicana (Gastropoda: Thecosomata) in Arctic waters in midsummer Marine Ecology Progress Series 77:125-134.