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Biology and functional morphology of the pallial organs of the Antarctic bivalve Mysella charcoti (Lamy, 1906) (Galeommatoidea: Lasaeidae)
Mysella charcoti is an Antarctic lasaeid bivalve and the most frequently encountered mollusc in Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetlands. The behaviour of the species in aquaria, combinedExpand
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A new species of Mysella Angas, 1877 (Bivalvia: Galeommatoidea) from Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetlands, Antarctica, with data on its biology and functional anatomy
Mysella narchii sp. nov. is described from the material collected in shallow-waters of Admiralty Bay at King George Island, South Shetlands, Antarctica. The species is characterized by shellExpand
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A New Species of Cyamiocardium Soot-Ryen, 1951 from Shallow Waters off Brazil, with a Discussion on the Anatomical Characters of the Cyamiidae (Bivalvia: Cyamioidea)
Abstract. Cyamiocardium domaneschii n. sp. is described from shallow waters off the Southeastern coast of Brazil. An anatomical study provides comparisons with other Cyamioidea. It has a smallExpand
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Functional morphology of Cardiomya cleryana (d'Orbigny, 1842) (Bivalvia: Anomalodesmata: Cuspidariidae) from Brazilian waters: new insights into the lifestyle of carnivorous bivalves
Of the more than 800 Recent species of Anomalodesmata only 16 have been studied alive. The Septibranchia, comprising a number of carnivorous bivalve superfamilies, are no exception to thisExpand
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New perspectives on the dispersal mechanisms of the Antarctic brooding bivalve Mysella charcoti (Lamy, 1906)
Abstract. Brooding is a widespread phenomenon among Antarctic bivalves. Although it should represent a handicap to dispersion, many brooding species have achieved a wide distribution in Antarctic andExpand
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Falcidens targatus and F. acutargatus: two species of Caudofoveata (Mollusca, Aplacophora) new for Brazil
Two species of Falcidens Salvini-Plawen, 1968 (Chaetodermatidae) are recorded for the first time from Campos Basin, off south-eastern Brazil. Seventeen samples with 176 specimens of FalcidensExpand
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Bivalves Antárticos e Subantárticos coletados durante as Expedições Científicas Brasileiras à Antártica I a IX (1982-1991)
The bivalves collected in the Western Antarctic and Subantarctic waters by scientists of the Instituto Oceanografico - USP during the Scientific Brazilian Expeditions to Antarctical-IX areExpand
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Biologia e anatomia funcional de Donax gemmula Morrison (Bivalvia, Donacidae) do litoral de São Paulo, Brasil
Donax gemmula Morrison, 1971 is a small bivalve occurring on sandy beaches throughout the Southeastern Brazilian coast to Uruguai. Live specimens were collected from Barequecaba Beach, Sao Sebastiao,Expand
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Environmental Processes, Biodiversity and Changes in Admiralty Bay, King George Island, Antarctica
The isolation of Antarctica from South America during the Oligocene (~35 mya) formed the Southern Ocean, generated the northward flow of the Atlantic Antarctic Bottom Water, and numerous uniqueExpand
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Arenophilic mantle glands in the Laternulidae (Bivalvia: Anomalodesmata) and their evolutionary significance
The mantle margins of several anomalodesmatans bear multicellular arenophilic glands, the mucoid secretions of which attach sand grains and other foreign particles to the outer surface of theExpand
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