freshwater clam

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Noun1.freshwater clam - bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United Statesfreshwater clam - bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States
mussel - marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
pearly-shelled mussel - the pearly lining of the dark shells is a source of mother-of-pearl
thin-shelled mussel - mussel with thin fragile shells having only rudimentary hinge teeth
Dreissena polymorpha, zebra mussel - inch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe; clogs utility inlet pipes and feeds on edible freshwater mussels
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Growth, fecundity and bioenergetics in natural populations of the freshwater clam, Corbicula manilensis Phillippi, from north central Texas.
Effects of particle concentration and season on the filtration rates of the freshwater clam Sphaerium striatinum Lamarck (Bivalvia: Pisidiidae).
The freshwater clam Corbicula leana has a special mode of reproduction: it is hermaphroditic and broods its larvae in the inner demibranchs (Miyazaki, 1936; Ikematsu and Yamane, 1977).
My grandchild found this large freshwater clam in Lake Ontario near Southwick State Park.
Symbiotic algae and 14C incorporation in the freshwater clam, Anodonta.
"They'd dive and come up and sniff along the bank and occasionally crunch something, a freshwater clam or mussel," he said.
Life-cycle completion of the freshwater clam Lasmigona compressa (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in an experimental host Lebistes reticulatus.
A study of the growth and burrowing ability for the environmentally friendly cultured freshwater clam Corbicula fiuminea.
The locomotion of the freshwater clam Margaritifera margaritifera (Unionacea: Margaritanidae).
In one species of freshwater clam, the female "goes fishing" in order to send her progeny afield, dangling what looks like a minnow at the end of a clear, yard-long line.
Symbiotic algae and [blank.sup.14]C incorporation in the freshwater clam Anodonta.