Mercenaria (eukaryote)

Known as: Quahog, Mercenarias, Quahogs 
A genus of hard-shelled clams in the family Veneridae, class BIVALVIA, commonly called quahogs. They are found just below the surface in the subtidal… (More)
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2011
2011
Rising CO(2) concentrations and water temperatures this century are likely to have transformative effects on many coastal marine… (More)
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2010
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2010
The combustion of fossil fuels has enriched levels of CO(2) in the world's oceans and decreased ocean pH. Although the… (More)
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2007
2007
Destruction and degradation of biogenic nursery habitats, such as seagrass and coral/ oyster/polychaete reefs, threaten coastal… (More)
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2005
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2005
[1] It is well known that skeletal remains of carbonate secreting organisms can provide a wealth of information about past… (More)
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2004
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2004
In many areas of the North American mid-Atlantic coast, seagrass beds are either in decline or have disappeared due, in part, to… (More)
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2002
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2002
The larval shells of the marine bivalves Mercenaria mercenaria and Crassostrea gigas are investigated by polarized light… (More)
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2002
2002
Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) is a protistan parasite that causes disease and mortality in the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria… (More)
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1998
1998
During the summer and fall of 1995, in clam aquaculture leases at two locations on the coast of Massachusetts, significant… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Field experiments withMercenaria mercenaria in a relatively high-energy environment demonstrated that clams on unvegetated sand… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Larvae of several species of invertebrates that live just below the surface of the seabed (infaunal species) are known to make… (More)
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