nerite

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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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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.
Bleeding tooth (Nerita peloronta) and four-toothed nerites (Nerita versicolor) snails inhabit surf zones of rocky shores of southeast Florida and the West Indies, both feeding on alga growing on the substrate.
(topshell or aliling), chitons, conchs, nerites, and strombids (Smith, 1986).
US medical device firm Kensey Nash Corp (NASDAQ:KNSY) said it has bought Wisconsin-based medical adhesives and anti-fouling coatings developer Nerites Corp for USD20m (EUR14.6m) in cash.
However, economic shellfish are found mixed within this beach deposit, including nerites (gastropods) with a distinctive fracture pattern typically associated with processing for food extraction.