lithophagous


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lithophagous

(lɪˈθɒfəɡəs)
adj
swallowing or feeding on stones
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Infestation of the clam Venus verrucosa by sipunculoidea and the lithophagous bivalve Gastrochaena dubia.
ABSTRACT The Bay of Bizerta (Tunisia) has some sheltered rocky areas that support an important lithophagous fauna.