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whelk

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

whelk′y adj.
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Biological and commercial fisheries related research on the channeled whelk Busycon canaliculatum (Linneaus, 1758) in Narragansett Bay.
Further still, the predatory whelk Urosalpinx cinera preferentially selected smaller oysters, and this selection was accentuated under elevated pC[O.sub.2] (Sanford et al., 2014).
During experiments, an individual whelk was presented with at least four concentrations of an individual odorant solution, plus controls consisting of FSW or a 50 mM Tris buffer solution in random order.
UK whelk landings increased from 8,400 tonnes in 2003 to 22,700 tonnes in 2016, when they were worth [pounds sterling]22.9million.
Sectioning the shell lip of another coiled gastropod, the netted whelk Nassarius (=Hinnia) reticulatus, revealed that the lip thickens with annual lines once the growth of the animal slows over time, allowing for accurate age determination (Barroso et al.
Bioassays.To begin each trial, a single adult whelk (1.5-2.2 cm shell length) was inserted through a small opening cut along the top of a pipe test chamber.
Taneva wished good luck to the investor in the whelk processing factory and urged the company to take advantage of the new program to expand its capacity and increase the headcount.
The white whelk shell is a symbol of power and peace and all the good things, and the purple or black quahog clam shell is just the opposite.
If you look around my office prayer space or on my bedroom dresser, you'll notice one constant: broken conch and whelk shells everywhere.
Cable, who talked big when in opposition, has proved as a minister he should not be left in charge of a whelk stall, let alone the chances of recovery for the British economy.
They major in shellfish (production) including prawns, mussels, cockles, whelk meat, crab meat, scallops, and scampi to name a few, all packed under the respected brand 'Seasider' Also packed are natural fish fillets under their brand Silver Service and Ocean Choice.
Abstract--With the southern New England lobster fishery in distress, lobster fishermen have focused more effort toward harvesting channeled whelk (Busycotypus canaliculatus).