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Application of a DNA barcode using the 16S rRNA gene to diagnose pest Arion species in the USA

N.B. Barr, A. Cook, P. Elder, J. Molongoski, D. Prasher and D.G. Robinson.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

May 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3914 words.

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Application of a non-invasive technique for estimating clutch size in the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804)

Gaya Gnanalingam and Mark J Butler.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 2972 words.

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We investigated the use of a non-invasive method of fecundity estimation for the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804), using a...

ASPECTS OF LIFE CYCLE, POPULATION DYNAMICS, GROWTH AND SECONDARY PRODUCTION OF THE PULMONATE SNAIL CEPAEA VINDOBONENSIS (FÉRUSSAC, 1821) IN NORTHERN GREECE

ALEXANDRA E. STAIKOU.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The life cycle, population dynamics, growth and secondary production of the land snail C. vindobonensis were studied in northern Greece. Demographic analysis of the populations of C....

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ASPECTS OF PAIRING AND REPRODUCTION IN THE HERMAPHRODITE FRESHWATER SNAIL BIOMPHALARIA GLABRATA (GASTROPODA: PULMONATA)

MARC VIANEY-LIAUD and GEORGES DUSSART.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The hermaphrodite aquatic snail Biomphalaria glabrata (Say) facultatively self-fertilizes. As an inter-mediate-host for the human parasitic helminth Schistosoma, it represents an...

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ASPECTS OF THE BIOLOGY OF THE GIANT FORM OF STHENOTEUTHIS OUALANIENSIS CEPHALOPODA: OMMASTREPHIDAE) FROM THE ARABIAN SEA

R. SNŸDER.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

An investigation was carried out on the recently discovered ‘giant’ extra large (XL) form of the squid Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis from the Arabian Sea. The sample consisted of 2 males,...

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ASPECTS OF THE REPRODUCTION AND ACTIVITY OF TWO SYMPATRIC MASTUS (BECK, 1837) SPECIES IN CRETE (GASTROPODA: PULMONATA: BULIMINIDAE)

A. PARMAKELIS and M. MYLONAS.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The present study reports an investigation into the reproductive biology and ecology of two sympatric species of Mastus endemic to the island of Crete (southern Greece). The study lasted...

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Assessing predator risk: how leeches affect life history and behaviour of the freshwater snail Physa acuta

Amy R Wethington, Chtaura R Jackson and Capricia Albritton.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5519 words.

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Physa acuta, an important consumer in freshwater ecosystems, is known to have morphological, life history and behavioural responses to...

Assessing the morphological variability of Unio delphinus Spengler, 1783 (Bivalvia: Unionidae) using geometric morphometry

Pedro Morais, Marta M. Rufino, Joaquim Reis, Ester Dias and Ronaldo Sousa.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Evolutionary Biology. 4265 words.

The morphological variability of freshwater bivalve species, observed between and within river basins, may hamper their correct identification, even by experienced researchers. Classic...

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An association of mitochondrial haplotype with shell shape in the intertidal gastropod Littorina saxatilis

Nathan A. M. Chrismas, Bruno Torres-Fabila, Craig S. Wilding and John W. Grahame.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3903 words.

The high rates of substitution in mitochondrial genes and assumed neutrality of their polymorphisms encourage the use of mtDNA in phylogenetic and evolutionary studies. However, the true...

Atebbania Bernasconii, a New Genus and Species from Subterranean Waters of the Tiznit Plain, Southern Morocco (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae)

Mohamed Ghamizi, Marco Bodon, Mokhtar Boulal and Folco Giusti.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 1999; p ublished online February 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The new genus Atebbania is described for a new hydrobiid species, A. bernasconii, which lives in groundwaters of southern Morocco. Of the Hydrobiidae genera with known shell and anatomy Moi...

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The Atlantic-Mediterranean genus Berghia Trinchese, 1877 (Nudibranchia: Aeolidiidae): taxonomic review and phylogenetic analysis

Leila Carmona, Marta Pola, Terrence M. Gosliner and Juan Lucas Cervera.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

December 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 10364 words.

The aeolid genus Berghia was described by Trinchese in 1877, with Berghia coerulescens (Laurillard, 1832) as type species. The validity of Berghia has been questioned by some authors, who...

Autofluorescence in embryos and larvae of the giant clam Tridacna noae: challenges and opportunities for epifluorescence microscopy

Richard D Braley, Thane A Militz and Paul C Southgate.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4972 words.

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Epifluorescence microscopy has numerous applications in molluscan research. Methods rely on distinguishing target fluorescent signals from natural...

Automatic high-throughput measurement of live aquatic snails from images

Andrea Irniger, Manfred J. Morari, Anja Bürkli and Martin Detert.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

May 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3697 words.

Autotomy of the posterior foot in Agaronia (Caenogastropoda: Olividae) occurs in animals that are fully withdrawn into their shells

Samantha D. Rupert and Winfried S. Peters.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3139 words.

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Bacterial symbiosis in Syssitomya pourtalesiana Oliver, 2012 (Galeommatoidea: Montacutidae), a bivalve commensal with the deep-sea echinoid Pourtalesia

P. Graham Oliver, Eve C. Southward and Paul R. Dando.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6331 words.

For the first time, bacterial symbiosis is recognized in the bivalve family Montacutidae of the superfamily Galeommatoidea. The ctenidial filaments of Syssitomya pourtalesiana Oliver, 2012...

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Bacterial symbiosis in the Nucinellidae (Bivalvia: Solemyida) with descriptions of two new species

P. Graham Oliver and John D. Taylor.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5946 words.

Nucinellidae are a family of small, monomyarian, nuculoid marine bivalves that live at depths from 6–3,500 m. Related to the Solemyidae, they are suspected of chemosymbiosis with...

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Bacteriocytes in the mantle cavity of Lurifax vitreus Warén & Bouchet, 2001 (Orbitestellidae): the first case among heterobranch gastropoda

Andreas Hawe, Heidemarie Gensler and Gerhard Haszprunar.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1909 words.

BATHYAUSTRIELLA THIONIPTA, A NEW LUCINID BIVALVE FROM A HYDROTHERMAL VENT ON THE KERMADEC RIDGE, NEW ZEALAND AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO SHALLOW‐WATER TAXA (BIVALVIA: LUCINIDAE)

EMILY A. GLOVER, JOHN D. TAYLOR and ASHLEY A. ROWDEN.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

Bathyaustriella thionipta, a new species from water depths of 480—500 m on the Macauley Caldera, Kermadec Ridge, is the first record of a member of the chemoautotrophic bivalve...

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Behavioural adaptations of mussels to varying levels of food availability and predation risk

Anthony A. Robson, Carlos Garcia De Leaniz, Rory P. Wilson and Lewis G. Halsey.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4207 words.

Blue mussels Mytilus edulis (n = 14) were studied in the laboratory using Hall sensor systems to record their gaping behaviour when exposed to varying food rations and levels of predation...

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The behavioural and sensory ecology of Agaronia propatula (Caenogastropoda: Olividae), a swash-surfing predator on sandy beaches of the Panamic faunal province

Ariel Z. Cyrus, Samantha D. Rupert, Amy S. Silva, Monika Graf, Jeremy C. Rappaport, Frank V. Paladino and Winfried S. Peters.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9642 words.

The genus Agaronia includes dominant predators in the eulittoral zone of dissipative sandy beaches of the tropical Eastern Pacific, which show specific adaptations to this environment such...

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