bay scallop


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bay′ scal`lop


n.
1. a small scallop, Pecten irradians, of shallow North American Atlantic waters.
2. the edible adductor muscle of this scallop, having a sweet and delicate flavor.
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Noun1.bay scallop - muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
Pecten irradians, bay scallop - a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
escallop, scollop, scallop - edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
2.bay scallop - a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North Americabay scallop - a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
escallop, scollop, scallop - edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
genus Pecten - type genus of the family Pectinidae: sea and bay scallops
bay scallop - muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
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Since there is no fishery on the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, this paper will focus on what is known about past and present bay scallop distribution and abundance in the northwestern Gulf (primarily Texas, Fig.
That has diminished the eelgrass, an essential habitat where bay scallop larvae settle to grow to adulthood.
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ABSTRACT In the spring of 2007, a small number of empty valves from the bay scallop, Argopecten irradians irradians (Lamarck), were observed at several locations in Pomquet Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada.
uk FEBRUARY 12-20: Rye in East Sussex is hosting the Rye Bay Scallop Week with scallop-themed meals, culminating in the "what a load of scallops" race.
It helps to minimize erosion by absorbing wave energy and serves as food or a nursery for many types of worms, finfish, and shellfish, in particular, the Bay scallop.
The bay scallop, Argopecten irradians amplicostatus, has been present in low abundances in coastal lagoons in the northeastern Mexican States of Tamaulipas and Veracruz.
If you look closely at a bay scallop, you can see a row of blue eyes along the open edge of its shell, The eyes can't see like ours do, but they can detect change in light and nearby motion, allowing scallops to detect predators.
The bay scallop, Argopecten irradians, is a marine bivalve with significant commercial and scientific importance, primarily as a result of the species' large adductor muscle.