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gapes

see syngamustrachea.
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On Hong Kong's political development, Gapes said the committee is not in the position to tell Hong Kong people about who should be the chief executive or how many candidates should there be in an election, but he said most people in Britain believe in democracy and the committee ''would be in favor of universal suffrage for everybody everywhere as soon as possible.
On press freedom in China, Gapes declined to say if the committee members are going to discuss specific cases such as the case of Ching Cheong, a Singapore Strait Times reporter who has been under arrest since last August and is yet to be tried in court on espionage allegations.
For the next 4 days (Day 2 to Day 5) filtration rate measurements were performed while simultaneously monitoring the valve gapes of mussels in Group #2A, which were fed Rhodomonas sp.
During the summer of 2002, simultaneous registrations of water elevation, current speed, chlorophyll a (chl a) concentration and valve gapes of mussels were carried out as 10 one-day studies at different selected locations on the shallow north-western part (Site 1: field-study days #1 to #6, and #10), and in the somewhat deeper middle part (Site 2: field-study days #7, #8, and #9, see Fig.
The same pattern with temporary reductions in mussel valve gapes during tidal slack appears from the field-study days #7, #8, and partly field-study day #9, carried out on the deeper part of the mussel bed (Fig.
1], the 4 mussels on the bottom reduced their valve gapes, whereas the 2 mussels on the stone higher up in the concentration boundary layer remained fully open.
1998) registered coincidence between reduced valve gapes in M.
KEY WORDS: feeding activity, response to phytoplankton, valve gape, feeding activity, grazing impact