Whelks sentence example

whelks
  • The surface x of the mantle between the rectum and the gill-plume is thrown into folds which in many sea-snails (whelks or Buccinidae, &c.) are very strongly developed.
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  • When living near the coast foxes will, however, visit the shore at low water in search of crabs and whelks; and the old story of the fox and the grapes seems to be founded upon a partiality on the part of the creature for that fruit.
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  • White wampum was made from the shell of whelks, either from the common whelk (Buccinum undatum), or from that of Pyrula canaliculata and Pyrula carica.
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  • These pollutants have led to decreases in the populations of common whelks in the North Sea and cause DNA breakdown in some marine organisms.
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  • Whelk stalls selling cooked whelk stalls selling cooked whelks used to be very common in the north of England.
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  • One of the main predators are dog whelks which can be common on beaches with mussel beds.
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  • When these hatch, the baby whelks feed on the unfertilised eggs.
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  • Whelk stalls selling cooked whelks used to be very common in the north of England.
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