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nerite

(ˈnɪəraɪt)
n
(Animals) any member of the family of small sea snail or freshwater snail Neritidae
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In this experiment the antipredator responses of our native Elimia laqueta and exotic Nerite snail behaviors were compared in response to our native predator, Orconectes durelli.
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The olive nerite snail, Neritina reclivata, is irregularly distributed along coastal regions in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea (Lehman and Hamilton, 1981).
From 2007 to 2009, abundant benthic macrofauna (taxa accounting for greater than 5% of total abundance combined) at the reef included the nerite Nerita yoldi Recluz, the Asian periwinkle Littorina brevicula (Philippi, 1844), the periwinkle Littoraria intermedia (Philippi, 1846), and the nereid worm Perinereis aibuhitensis Grube.
The range consists of 12 interior and wall ceiling paints with colours from muted blues (with names like nerite shell and rock crystal) through to calming beiges and yellows (twisted willow, bleached wood and sandy beaches) and soothing greens (marram grass, kelp and salt marsh).
The species Nerita peloronta (bleeding-tooth nerite), Nerita tassellata (checkered nerite), Nerita versicolor (four-toothed nerite), and Puperia pupa (zebra nerite) were frozen prior to study.
Murex Nerita linenta Nerite Intertidal rocky shore Botula vagina Mussel Saccostrea cuccullata Oyster Scientific name 1 13 14 Terebralia palustris [check] [check] [check] Anadara granosa [check] [check] [check] Dosinia juvenilis [check] [check] Tellinidne spp.
US medical device firm Kensey Nash Corp (NASDAQ:KNSY) said today it has bought Wisconsin-based medical adhesives and anti-fouling coatings developer Nerites Corp for USD20m (EUR14.6m) in cash.
These include the limpet Cellana taitensis, the nerites, drupes, and small cowries.
Anti-fouling medical device coatings developed by Nerites Corporation, Madison, WI, have received several recent awards recognizing innovation in medical technology.
"The tiny rice shells, strawberry shells and light green nerites are more difficult to find now and costly," she said, adding that she also uses clam, scallop, welk, auger, nautilus shells, sea stars, sand dollars and pink urchins in her creations.