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whelk

(wĕlk, hwĕlk)
n.
An inflamed swelling, such as a pimple or pustule.

whelk′y adj.
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1999) that sexual maturation is reached at a smaller size in Buccinum undatum populations in which large whelk are heavily exploited.
Plinio nombra tres tipos de moluscos como los mas apropiados para obtener el tinte de mejor calidad: Murex Brandaris, que identificaba con el purpura, Murex Trunculus y Thais haemastoma, identificado con el buccinum.
Replacement name for Buccinum clathratum Adams & Reeve, 1850 [non Kiener, 1834].
polyphemus is the prefeiTed bait source for the whelk (Buscyon carica, Buccinum undatum, and Busycotypus canaliculatus; ASMFC, 2012) and eel (Anguilla rostra and Anguilla anguilla; ASMFC.
2004) reported that striae form annually on the operculum of Buccinum isaotakii and can be used to estimate age.
El deficit de heterocigotos es una caracteristica comunmente observada en moluscos marinos (Crassostrea gigas y Buccinum undatum) (Hedgecock et al.
The Bigbendian fauna is indeed Pacific: its fossils include Astarte, Hiatella, Chlamys, Clinocardium, Mya, Macoma, Nuculana, Nucula, various species of the predatory gastropods Neptunea and the naticids Natica and Polinices, Buccinum (another predatory gastropod, Nielsen, 1975), and a sea otter (Enhydra?
Astarte fusca Poli, 1795 Barbatia barbata Linne, 1758 + Bittium latreilli Payraudeau, 1826 + Bittium reticulatum da Costa, 1778 + + Chamelea gallina Linnaeus, 1758 + Cardium tuberculatum Linnaeus, 1758 + Ceretostoma erinaceum + Cerithium scabridum Philippi, 1848 * Clumocardatum ciliatum + Conomurex persicus Swainson, 1821 * * Corbula gibba Olivi, 1792 Donax semistriatus Poli, 1795 + Donax vittatus da Costa, 1778 + Epitonium commutatum Monterosato + Gibbula richardi Payraudeau, 1826 + Oenopota turricula Montagu, 1803 + Mactra corallina Linnaeus, 1758 + Murex trunculus + + Buccinum undatum Linnaeus, 1758 + Murex brandaris + + Nassarius circumcinctus Adams A.
Currents, predators, and the aggregation of the gastropod Buccinum undatum around bait.