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Medtalk A derogatory regionalism for an obese, pregnant, unkempt, malodorous, socially/economically disadvantaged ♀. See Gomer.
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Knobbed and channeled whelks responded to extracts prepared from horseshoe crab eggs, and the former responded to horseshoe crab hemolymph diluted up to 133 times, as well as to extracts prepared from hard clam tissue.
Defenses of the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria against predation by the sea star Asterias forbesi.
The effects of prey size, predator size, and sediment composition on the rate of predation of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, on the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria (Linne).
I constructed two prey patches in each enclosure by deploying a known number of juvenile hard clams within 1-[m.
Minimal hybridization between populations of the hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria and Mercenaria campechiensis, co-occurring in South Carolina.
Sunray venus clam: a new species to diversify the Florida aquaculture hard clam industry.
Increased deposition of sediment in Little Bay and backwaters of the Sedge Islands area from tidal currents flowing northward also has damaged many hectares of viable hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) and soft clam (Myerenaria) beds, and impacted the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) population as well.
While clam and bay scallop beds have not been viewed as frequently, some hard clam beds had many predators (crustacean and gastropod) present, and bay scallop beds often had eelgrass concentrations which were too dense for the scallops.
Prey species Prey condition Fiddler crab Hard clam Live intact 0.
Most trace and minor elements (including Sr) are preferentially incorporated into the prismatic shell of the hard clam.
The distribution and production of the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria in Wassaw Sound, Georgia.
Studies were carried out on two commercial hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) farms: one in Dry Bay, New Jersey, and the other in Cherrystone Creek, Virginia (Fig.