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also mol·lus·kan  (mə-lŭs′kən)
Of or relating to the mollusks.
A mollusk.
References in classic literature ?
The molluscan genus Chiton offers a partially analogous case.
This book encompasses a broad portion of freshwater molluscan ecology with field and laboratory studies from as early as the nineteenth century to 1998.
An old instructional film on molluscan diversity by Ralph Buchsbaum ends with the congratulatory statement that the Molluscs provide a good example of the principles of adaptive radiation.
On July 30, the BC Ministry of Health (BCMOH) issued a public health alert advising that molluscan shellfish (e.
Spurred by his findings, Jablonski examined museum collections and investigated the collections of molluscan fossils for northern Africa and India.
For example, processors of raw molluscan shellfish, such as oysters, clams and mussels, must specify in their HACCP plans that they will accept only molluscan shellfish harvested from approved waters.
Between 1988 and 1993, nearly 40 food-poisoning deaths traced to raw molluscan shellfish containing a common marine bacteria, Vibrio vulnificus, were reported to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The purpose of the grant is to enhance the FDA's molluscan shellfish sanitation program and provide greater assurance of the quality and safety of these seafood products.
This key tool, he said, must be supplemented with the following: certification of plants; surveillance of operations and imports; increased molluscan growing water monitoring and enforcement; toxic substance monitoring; economic violation (mislabeling) enforcement.
Frank Wesselingh is a molluscan palaeontologist who studied geology at the Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and holds a PhD from the University of Turku (Finland).
His research interests include aquatic toxicology, molluscan and fish biology, and physiology.