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limpets Sentence Examples

  • It is commonly supposed to be capable of prizing limpets from their rock, and of opening the shells of mussels; but, though undoubtedly it feeds on both, further evidence as to the way in which it procures them is desirable.

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  • Originally the Chitons were placed with the limpets, Patella, in Cuvier's Cyclobranchia, an order of the Gastropoda.

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  • The sheltered waters of the broken southern coast, however, are rich in fish and molluscs, especially in mussels, limpets and barnacles, which are the principal food resource of the nomadic Indian tribes of those regions.

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  • Upper eulittoral barnacles and limpets present in quantity or with dense Fucus spiralis in sheltered locations.

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  • clinging like limpets to the precipitous jungle-clad mountainsides.

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  • The numbers and sizes of limpets and other grazing gastropods were determined by measurements and counts from the digital images.

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  • limpets on rocky shores.

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  • I think they'll end up all over me like limpets.

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  • A study can investigate what would be the reason for selecting the less profitable limpets.

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  • Behavior in Captivity In aquaria, I could not get them to eat the limpets, Patella.

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  • The women would have collected food limpets and mussels from the rocks, berries and nuts from the woods.

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  • You can find limpets on all the rocky shores of the Marine Reserve.

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  • Their prey is not always defenseless: large limpets may stamp their shells down on the foot of an attacking whelk.

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  • slipper limpets, which form stacks attached to seashore rocks, change sex according to their position in the stack.

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  • Limpets (Patella vulgata) and rough periwinkles are snails that graze on the algae and lichens.

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  • slipper limpets, which form stacks attached to seashore rocks, change sex according to their position in the stack.

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  • This circlet of gill-lamellae led Cuvier to class the limpets as Cyclobranchiata, and, by erroneous identification of them with the series of metamerically repeated ctenidia of Chiton, to associate the latter mollusc with the former.

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  • Originally the Chitons were placed with the limpets, Patella, in Cuvier's Cyclobranchia, an order of the Gastropoda.

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  • The sheltered waters of the broken southern coast, however, are rich in fish and molluscs, especially in mussels, limpets and barnacles, which are the principal food resource of the nomadic Indian tribes of those regions.

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  • It is commonly supposed to be capable of prizing limpets from their rock, and of opening the shells of mussels; but, though undoubtedly it feeds on both, further evidence as to the way in which it procures them is desirable.

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  • Limpets scrape out a living by rasping almost invisible algae off bare looking rock.

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  • This circlet of gill-lamellae led Cuvier to class the limpets as Cyclobranchiata, and, by erroneous identification of them with the series of metamerically repeated ctenidia of Chiton, to associate the latter mollusc with the former.

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