Bivalve sentence example

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  • The Acephala, or Lamellibranchiata, are commonly known as bivalve shell-fish.

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  • The common Mussel is the most common bivalve in Cornwall forming extensive beds on exposed rocky beaches.

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  • In some cases a brown marl is also present, coating the ferroan calcite or directly in contact with the bivalve shell.

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  • Interest has been expressed in recent years over the potential to dredge for other bivalve shellfish found locally for which European markets exist.

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  • 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.

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  • An example of the latter is seen in a common little freshwater bivalve, the Pisidium pusillum, which has been studied by Lankester.

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  • 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.

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  • It may assume the form of a bivalve shell entirely enclosing the body and limbs, as in many 6, maxilla (second maxilla).

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  • The sorus has a somewhat elongated receptacle, on which the sporangia arise basipetally; the indusium may be cup-shaped, bivalve or wanting.

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  • The Ostracoda have the body enclosed in a bivalve shell-covering, and normally unsegmented.

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  • C, After becoming attached, side B, Cypris-larva with a bivalve views.

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