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whelk

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

whelk′y adj.
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Similar relationships and exponents have been reported previously for the same species (Randall, 1964) and in other gastropods such as Buccinum undatum (Kideys, 1998), Haliotis fulgens (Farias et al., 2003), Lymnaea stagnalis (Zonneveld & Kooijman, 1989), Nerita peloronta, N.
Influence of predation on shell morphology of Buccinum undatum L.
Behaviour and timing of copulation and egg-laying in the neogastropod Buccinum undatum L.
Size of maturity of the common whelk, Buccinum undatum: is the minimum landing size in England too low?
For example, Smith and Thatje (2013) found large size differences among siblings developing inside capsules in the whelk Buccinum undatum, including some embryos that had not consumed nurse eggs.
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. Segun el autor, el color tirio se obtenia empapando la lana en una tina de extracto de purpura crudo y sin calentar pasandola despues a uno de buccinum, resultando un color brillante con matices negruzcos, que era el mas apreciado por los romanos (Nat.
Replacement name for Buccinum clathratum Adams & Reeve, 1850 [non Kiener, 1834].
(2004) reported that striae form annually on the operculum of Buccinum isaotakii and can be used to estimate age.
En el Mar de Bering, por ejemplo, los caracoles de los generos Neptunea y Buccinum soportan una alta presion pesquera desde principios de los 70's (MacIntosh 1980).