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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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Recruitment of Strombus veligers to the Florida Keys reef tract: relation to hydrographic events.
[TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] In a similar experiment, survival of juvenile gastropods (Strombus costatus) was reduced by 45-100% when fed on algal diets treated with various green algal terpenes at 1% of diet dry mass (Paul and Fenical 1986).
Inducing relaxation in the queen conch Strombus gigas (L.) for cultured pearl production.
Crecimiento y temporada reproductiva del caracol rosa Strombus gigas en el parque Xel-Ha, Mexico.
The Taino Indians of the Bahamas were considered good harvesters because they had experience diving for queen conchs, Strombus gigas, one of their staple foods.
Several authors (Kitching and Lockwood 1974, Alcolado 1976, Hamilton 1980, Wellington and Kuris 1983, O'Loughlin and Aldrich 1987, Foin 1989) have suggested that local differences in shell morphology of Strombus gigas, Cypraea ssp., Melongena corona, Lepsiella spp., Calliostoma zizyphinum, and Purpura spp.
1993, Kenchington & Glass 1998), Strombus gigas (Avila-Poveda & Baqueiro-Cardenas 2006), and Busycon caricas (Power et al.
Shell shape variation of queen conch Strombus gigas (Mesograstropoda: Strombidae) from Southwest Caribbean
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).