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The biology, ecology and behaviour of the Bivalve Mysella bidentata (Montagu)
Abstract Mysella bidentata is a euryvalent species. Its distribution in the N. Oresund 3-4 months after settling is positively correlated with the density of adult Amphiura filiformis. In theExpand
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Descriptions of mytilid species and definition of the Dacrydiinae n. subfam. (Mytilacea-Bivalvia)
Abstract Ten mytilid species are described as new, viz. Modiolus (Modiolus?) nicklesi (tropical W. Africa), M. (M.) pseudobarbatus (tropical W. Africa), M. (M.) thorsoni (tropical W. Africa),Expand
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The Respiration of Freshwater Snails
1. The oxygen consumption of some Danish freshwater snails was studied in relation to varying periods of starvation, varying temperatures, weight of animals and oxygen content of the water. TheExpand
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Ophryotrocha socialis n. sp., a link between two groups of simultaneous hermaphrodites within the genus (Polychaeta, dorvilleidae)
Abstract Ophryotrocha socialis n. sp. is described from laboratory cultures. Its requirements are those of a boreal and opportunistic species which does not survive at salinities below 20-25‰. It isExpand
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Taxonomy of and biological notes on the bivalve genus Microgloma, with comments on protobranch nomenclature
Abstract The protobranch bivalve genus Microgloma Sanders & Allen, 1973 includes 3 or 4 minute species, shell length 0.85–1.1 mm. They are progenetic and their systematic position proposed herein, inExpand
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On the biology of the polychaete Glycera alba, especially its burrowing and feeding
Asbtract Immature individuals of G. alba are predators waiting for prey while resting in their burrows. These are constructed of tubes serving different purposes. The species performs two types ofExpand
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Larva on a string
Abstract Many types of suspension-feeding plankton larvae produce one or more, up to 1 cm long mucous strings. These function as drift anchors by increasing hydrodynamic drag. This effect, togetherExpand
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Temporal occurrence of planktotrophic bivalve larvae identified morphologically and by single step nested multiplex PCR
We report the application of a recently developed molecular method, single step nested multiplex PCR (SSVM-PCR) assay and microscopy to identify and investigate temporal patterns of bivalve larvae inExpand
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Beat frequency of lateral Cilia in intact filter feeding bivalves: Effect of temperature
Abstract The beat frequency of the lateral cilia was measured stroboscopically in young transparent specimens of the bivalves Abra nitida, Abra alba, Spisula subtruncata, Corbula gibba, MytilusExpand
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An improved detritus-sledge for collecting meiobenthos
Abstract A simple detritus-sledge for collecting animals of the meio- and small macrobenthos from level sea-bottoms is described and figured. Its high degree of efficiency - due to a chain whichExpand
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