Bivalve Sentence Examples
The Acephala, or Lamellibranchiata, are commonly known as bivalve shell-fish.
The common Mussel is the most common bivalve in Cornwall forming extensive beds on exposed rocky beaches.
An example of the latter is seen in a common little freshwater bivalve, the Pisidium pusillum, which has been studied by Lankester.
A two-edged weapon, of which the blade is of sharks' teeth, and a defensive armour of braided sennit, are also peculiar to the islands; a large adze, made of the shell of the Tridacna gigas (the largest bivalve known), was formerly used in the Carolines, probably by the old builder race.
It may assume the form of a bivalve shell entirely enclosing the body and limbs, as in many 6, maxilla (second maxilla).Advertisement
The sorus has a somewhat elongated receptacle, on which the sporangia arise basipetally; the indusium may be cup-shaped, bivalve or wanting.
In some cases a brown marl is also present, coating the ferroan calcite or directly in contact with the bivalve shell.
Interest has been expressed in recent years over the potential to dredge for other bivalve shellfish found locally for which European markets exist.
The males are usually more brilliantly coloured than the females, and guard the eggs, which are often placed in a sort of nest made of the shell of some bivalve or of the carapace of a crab, with the convexity turned upwards and FIG.
The Ostracoda have the body enclosed in a bivalve shell-covering, and normally unsegmented.Advertisement
C, After becoming attached, side B, Cypris-larva with a bivalve views.