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Significance Certain marine invertebrates harbor chemosynthetic bacterial symbionts, giving them the remarkable ability to… Expand BackgroundBivalve teredinids inflict great destruction to wooden maritime structures. Yet no comprehensive study was ever carried… Expand Marine bivalves of the family Teredinidae (shipworms) are voracious consumers of wood in marine environments. In several shipworm… Expand Shipworms are important decomposers of wood, especially in mangrove forests where productivity is high. However, little emphasis… Expand ABSTRACT Shipworms (wood-boring bivalves of the family Teredinidae) harbor in their gills intracellular bacterial symbionts… Expand SummaryA comparison among the sperm of eight species of teredos, four of which fertilize the eggs in the mantle cavity and four… Expand A cellulolytic, dinitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from the gill tissue of a wood-boring mollusc (shipworm) Lyrodus… Expand ABSTRACT Wood-boring bivalves of the family Teredinidae (commonly called shipworms) are known to harbor dense populations of gram… Expand ABSTRACT The Teredinidae (shipworms) are a morphologically diverse group of marine wood-boring bivalves that are responsible each… Expand A novel bacterium has been isolated in pure culture from the gland of Deshayes in six species of teredinid bivalves. It is the… Expand