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Noun1.Strombus - type genus of the family StrombidaeStrombus - type genus of the family Strombidae
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Strombidae, Strombidae - the family of conchs
conch - any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip
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Age determination, growth, mortality and age of first reproduction in adult Queen Conch, Strombus Gigas L.
Role of chemical inducers in larval metamorphosis of queen conch, Strombus gigas Linnaeus: relationship to other marine invertebrate systems.
The composition of macroinvertebrate assemblages changes in the bioclast-rich cemented coarse sands, with increasing proportions of gastropods (reaching 45% of macroinvertebrate assemblage in the bed AE-2 and 24% in the bed AE-5) corresponding mainly to the genera Cerithium, Conus, Epitonium, Littorina, Strombus, Turritella and undifferentiated Neritidae and Bursidae (Fig.
In this work, we present the bycatch mollusk species composition for the first time, which includes species listed in the Venezuelan Red Book (the gastropods Voluta musica, Phyllonotus margaritensis, Strombus pugilis, and the bivalve Pinctada imbricata) (Rodriguez & Rojas-Suarez, 2008).
The study revealed that the fishery is composed of small-scale commodity producers who use labor intensive, low technology capital to catch high valued species such as queen conch, Strombus gigas; spiny lobster, Panulirus argus; various reef-fish (Labridae, Scaridae, Lutjanidae), and octopus (Octopodidae).
The discrimination of Strombus gigas shell from coral is made by structural observations and may be aided by hydrostatic SG measurements.
Representa la seccion transversal de un caracol, la cual era conocida como ehecacozcatl ("joyel del viento") y se elaboraba por lo comun con ejemplares de Strombus gigas y Turbinella angulata.
prolifero como carnivoro voraz durante el Oligoceno tardio--Mioceno temprano en las extensas bahias evaporiticas marinas de la cuenca de Falcon, asi como Strombus (Eustrombus) actualmente posee sus centros de desarrollo en las plataformas carbonaticas de Venezuela.
It is an elegant depiction of the shell of the strombus galeatus, a large Eastern Pacific sea snail found in the warm coastal waters of Ecuador.
2000 "Moluscos Marinos: Spondylus, Strombus y Conus: su significado en las sociedades andinas", Boletin del Museo de Arqueologia y Antropologia de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, pp.