In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Think of molluscs and chances are it is shellfish such as limpets, whelks, scallops and mussels that spring to mind.
- Predatory snails, including Oyster Drills, whelks, sponges, especially the Boring Sponges, and fish all find oysters a tasty treat.
- At Strawberry Hill, whelks had higher body temperatures and higher Hsp 70 pools than those at Boiler Bay.
- Abalone does not have a blood-clotting mechanism, and even if slightly damaged it will continue to bleed until found by scavenging whelks.
- Low tide air temperature is probably less of a factor for sea stars than for whelks, as sea stars can avoid locations where body temperatures are elevated, whereas whelk body temperatures are closely related to air temperatures.
- For main, if your feeling decadent, why not go for the lobster platter; langoustines, mussels, whelks, oysters all surround the halved lobster on a bed of ice.
- Our examples are taken from recent investigations of two key components of rocky intertidal communities, mussels and whelks.
- The whelk-enclosure experiment demonstrated that the predatory whelk affected not only survivorship but also growth rate of the clam.
- Starved whelks were provided with empty mussel shells so that sun-exposure was similar for both treatment groups.
- Most of the shellfish remains in the Florida coast middens were oyster shells while shells of clams, knobbed whelks and periwinkles were present in lesser amounts.
- Luckily there is a produce stall just a few steps further, where you get a few handfuls of wild roquette, sensing that the arugula's peppery bite will work wonders with the plump whelks.
- Shellfish such as oysters, mussels, cockles, winkles, whelks and crabs were collected for food from the estuaries and sea-shores.
- Overall, mussels, barnacles and whelks all had higher metabolic activities at SH than BB, whereas there was no difference in metabolic activity for sea stars.
- The shellfish, especially the oysters and the whelks are just the best.
- It is a fantastic place, with extremely tasty whelks.
- So the 10m ropes provide an ideal home where they can remain suspended above the seabed and out of reach of starfish, crabs, whelks and other predators.
- People forget that Glasgow is by the sea, but I love restaurants that make something of that closeness, bringing mussels and whelks and Firth of Clyde-reared cod onto the menu.
- Only the hermit crab, as far as I can recall, searches for empty shells, of whelks or periwinkles, or indeed any other hollow object and crawls inside, to serve as shelter and protection of the body.
- These results were obtained from experiments in the lower mid zone at each site and exposure, in which shelter and food availability (mussels, M. trossulus) for the whelks were manipulated.
- Zach found that crows would only accept ‘large’ whelks, where large whelks had an average weight of 8.08 grams.
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