2 edition of Molluscs. found in the catalog.
J. E. Morton
The K2 Man (and His Molluscs) book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. This book provides the first coherent examination of the vast literature on the diversity of organisms that constitute the natural enemies of terrestrial molluscs. In a series of review chapters, it provides an authoritative synthesis of current research on predators, parasites and pathogens and how they might be used to control mollusc pests.
The mollusc (or mollusk) shell is typically a calcareous exoskeleton which encloses, supports and protects the soft parts of an animal in the phylum Mollusca, which includes snails, clams, tusk shells, and several other all shelled molluscs live in the sea; many live on the land and in freshwater. The ancestral mollusc is thought to have had a shell, but this has . This book covers the profile (habitat, distribution, morphology, food and feeding, reproduction, conservation status, etc.) of about species of commercial edible marine gastropod molluscs as well as their nutritional values, commercial importance, and pharmaceutical value. Also included is information on their prevalent diseases and parasites.
Scientific Name: Mollusca (Caudofoveates, Solanogastres, Chitons, Monoplacophorans, Scaphopods, Bivalves, Gastropods, Cephalopods) Common Name: Mollusks or molluscs Basic Animal Group: Invertebrate Size: Microscopic to 45 feet in length Weight: Up to 1, pounds Lifespan: Hours to centuries—the oldest is known to have lived over years . The subject of ‘Molluscs in Archaeology’ has not been dealt with collectively for several decades as most previous volumes in this subject area have been confined to studies of either land or marine molluscs, or mollusc shells as artifacts. The 23 specially commissioned papers Brand: Oxbow Books Limited.
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This book is divided into four sections. The first section "Introduction" offers information on mollusc generalities. In addition, these organisms are important in areas of commercial significance such as aquaculture and fishing. Similarly, it was pointed out in the use of molluscs have uses in pollution studies and environmental processes among others.
The second. The Mollusca is intended to serve a range of disciplines: biological, biochemical, paleontological, and medical. As a source of information on the current status of molluscan research, it should prove useful to researchers of the Mollusca and other phyla, as well as to teachers and qualified graduate students.
Molluscs and Me is a true story of determination and entrepreneurship about setting up and running an edible snail farm in East Kent. Recipes and information about snail farming and snail cooking through history and around the world are sandwiched between the chapters.
This book is for you if you are fed up with the rat race or dreaming of a /5(13). They will be invaluable to specialists on molluscs, postgraduate research workers, and undergraduates with particular interests in this phylum. Molluscs. book Authorities on the various molluscan groups were asked to express their views and to treat the subject as they wished; the book provides a valuable record of their opinions at this : M.
Clarke. Bivalve Molluscs is an extremely comprehensive book covering all major aspects of this important class of invertebrates. As well as Molluscs.
book an important class biologically and ecologically, many of Molluscs. book bivalves are fished and cultured commercially (e.g. mussels, oysters, scallops and clams) in a multi-billion dollar worldwide industry.
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Description: Bivalve Molluscs is an extremely comprehensive book coveringall major aspects of this important class of invertebrates. As wellas being an important class biologically and ecologically, many ofthe bivalves are fished and cultured commercially (e.g.
mussels,oysters, scallops and clams) in a multi-billion dollar worldwideindustry. This book has informations about Phylum- Mollusca which has great potential in aquatic resources. To value these shall animals their classification anatomy and physiological aspects of various class/genus are described with important biological systems like digestive, respiratory, circulatory, excretory, sense organs and reproductive etc.
The anatomy and physiology of 2/5(1). In book: Freshwater Life. A field guide to the plants and animals of southern Africa., Edition: 1, Chapter: Molluscs, Publisher: Struik Nature, Editors: Charles Griffiths, Jenny Day, Mike Picker.
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Marine Bivalve Molluscs is a comprehensive and thoroughly updated second edition of Bivalve Molluscs, covering all major aspects of this important class of well as being an important class biologically and ecologically, many of the bivalves are fished and cultured commercially (e.g.
mussels, oysters, scallops and clams) in a multi-billion dollar. The evolution of the molluscs is the way in which the Mollusca, one of the largest groups of invertebrate animals, phylum includes gastropods, bivalves, scaphopods, cephalopods, and several other fossil record of mollusks is relatively complete, and they are well represented in most fossil-bearing marine strata.
Very early organisms which. This chapter is an introduction to the Phylum Mollusca and a review of freshwater gastropod systematics, evolution, regional distribution and diversity, reproduction and life history, general. Molluscs (or mollusks) are an important phylum of invertebrate animals.
Most of them are marine. They have huge numbers in-shore, that is, in shallow wahe largest marine phylum, with ab living species, 23% of all named marine organisms.(unranked): Lophotrochozoa. Molluscs (also called mollusks) are soft-bodied, unsegmented animals, with a body organized into a muscular foot, a head, a visceral mass containing most of the organ systems, and a fleshy mantle that secretes the calcareous shell.
The phylum Mollusca has aboutdescribed species and potentiallyspecies yet to be described (Strong et al., ). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morton, John Edward. Molluscs. London: Hutchinson, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Have the Shell Honor. This Wiki has a page with instructions and tips for earning the Shells honor.
Define the term "mollusca" or "mollusk." The word mollusc is derived from the French mollusque, which originated from the Latin molluscus, meaning thin-shelled, from mollis, soft. The body of a mollusc consists of three sections; a head, with eyes or tentacles; a muscular foot.
• Molluscs are soft bodied animals, often with hard shells for protection. • They are one of the most diverse phyla, second only to Arthropods (insects, crabs, shrimp, and others).
• There are 8 known living classes of molluscs and new species are constantly being discovered. • Many species can actively change their. The Mollusca, Volume 7: Reproduction presents the significant features of reproduction for one of the significant major molluscan groups.
This book reviews the reproductive biology of land snails, which offers the basis for making fascinating comparisons with other terrestrial groups in illustrating how evolutionary various groups solved their common problem of laying eggs.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morton, John Edward. Molluscs. London, Hutchinson University Library  (OCoLC) Document Type.Molluscs display a wide range of morphologies in each class and subclass, but share a few key characteristics (Figure ). The chief locomotor structure is usually a muscular foot.
Most internal organs are contained in a region called the visceral mass.Marine molluscs are very promising candidates for a wide range of biotechnological applications. For example, they possess analgesic drugs more potent than morphine and very effective anticancer agents.
The present book gives an up-to-date overview of the main classes of bioactive compounds from.