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Mollusks is a large, diverse phylum of invertebrates. Types of mollusks range from small (snails and slugs) to large (octopus and giant squid).
How shells are formed Seashells are created by snails. When snails are first born, their skins are soft, then they harden and calcify and detach from the rest of the body. They continuously grow around their own shells more and more, which is where the spiral comes from. When the snails die, the …
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they are formed by different species of invertebrates, they pull the material that the shell is made out their environment, the material is usually calcium carbonate
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Seashells are, quite simply, the exoskeletons of mollusks. At Britannica.com, you can learn a good deal about the composition of seashells, including the three distinct substances involved: an outer layer of the horny substance conchiolin, an intermediate layer of calcite, and a smooth inner layer c…
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The mollusks or molluscs are the large and diverse phylum Mollusca, which includes a variety of familiar creatures well-known for their decorative shells or as seafood. These range from tiny snails, clams, and abalone to the octopus, cuttlefish and squid (which are considered the most intelligent in…
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Mollusks eat all kinds of things. The cephalopods (octopii, squids, and their allies) are predators of fish and other marine life. Most bivalves are pretty much herbivorous, feeding primarily on algae, though some are predators. The gastropods are also mixed, with some herbivorous, such as abalones,…
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Yes, they are located in Lake Michigan and can be seen washed up on the beach.
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if you mean piercing it by yourself , I did this last year. It is easy and it doesn't hurt very much. I kept the earring that they gave me when they pierced my ear lobes , which has a sharper back then normal earrings. I had cleaning supplies so i cleaned off the earring and my ear with that. I mad…
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It is commonly thought that clams have a muscular foot that they use to help them dig into the sand. The foot grasps deeper and deeper making its shell body move with it, and with this foot, they can almost completely bury themselves. However, this is not the case with all clams, especially since th…
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Reproduction in mollusks can be sexual depending on the classes of mollusks. One of the most interesting reproductive characteristics is the reproduction of bivalves (mussels or clams). Mussels have 2 separate sexes, (both having male and female sexes) and they are called hermaphrodites. These bival…
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Oysters are attached to the sea bottom. A group of oysters is commonly called a bed or oyster reef.
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What Do Mussels Eat? What do freshwater mussels eat? • Fish, turtles, leaves? No - freshwater mussels eat microscopic plants and animals called plankton • They also eat bacteria and detritus (dead plant and animal pieces) suspended in the water. How do freshwater mussels eat? • Freshwater muss…
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Mussels are born with shells. They grow as the mussel itself grows. They are made of calcium with an ochre interior that is polished by the mussel.
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Mollusks don't have an genus, they are a separate phylum on their own. Only if you are refering to a specific mollusc, then a genus can be specified.
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Sorry, I got a few things wrong. They get nutrition from decaying animals by digesting the fungus and bactiria. CoolSooty
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idk i wana no 2 : describe the body structure of mollusks?
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they for when an animal that uses a shell is born the shell grows from there inner skeletal system
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Mollusks have reduced coeloms for body cavities. These are made of layers of mesoderm and are used for suspending the mollusk's internal organs.
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green lipped mussel Green Lipped Mussel; Latin: Perna canaliculus, also known as Greenshell Mussel Green Lipped Mussel is commonly made into a powder or oil form and used as a Supplement. It's unique properties help it to play a major role in the transfer of nutrients through the body, adding to t…
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Yes, they are- their shells serve as exoskeletons for them.
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yes cause they are a shell
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Mollusks eat through their mouth. They eat leaves and decaying matter.
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It depends on the species.
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there are more then 80,000 known living mollusks in the worl such as cuttlefish, giant clams, snails, and slugs.
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Most mollusks have shells outside their soft bodies. The shell is a mollusk's skeleton. It is part of the animal and the mollusk is attached to it by muscles. The soft animal inside can never leave its shell and come back to it. The shell is made of a form of limestone and is built by the mollusk it…
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In fact the use of the hammer quite possibly goes back as far as 5,000 years into the great Greek, Egyptian and Roman ship-building eras. Early claw hammers have been depicted as far back as the early 1500's. No known inventor is credited.
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Mollusks are high protein food and even considered delicacies in many parts of the world.
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Cephalopod, bivalve and Gastropod
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Cuttlefish are known to eat small mollusks, crabs, shrimp octopuses, worm ,and other cuttlefish.
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Shellfish is a culinary term covering a number of different animals. This makes your question too vague for a specific, definitive answer as some of the animals included in the term are carnivores, others omnivores and others herbivores and detritivores.
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Mollusks of varying types have different predators.Whelks and sea snails eat mollusks and crustaceans by drilling through their shells.Sea turtles, like Loggerheads and Ridleys, have perfect jaws for cracking the shells of mollusks to eat them.
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Mussels can be eaten by a variety of birds like gulls but more likely to be consumed by other creatures such as squids, octupus, or sea otters. Seals are known to eat them as well.
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A. Bilateral symmetryB. DevelopmentC. The presence of a coelomAll the above
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You disrupt their reproductive process. you wash your boats with hot water. you put up signs telling boaters how to prevent zebra mussels so they don't spread farther.
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The conch mentioned in Lord of the Flies is a conch shell, so it wouldn't be slimy at all. The creature which originally lived inside the shell was a type of mollusc (a sea snail) and it would have been slimy.
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a shell fish, first cousin to an oyster, some are salt water some are fresh water. A bi-valve mollusc. A bivalve. Mussels cling to rocks or solid foundations. Usually dark brown or black, but some in the Philippines are green in colour.
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Three body parts: Head, Thorax, and Abdomen.AntennaeSix legsMost have some form of exoskeleton.
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Mollusks have a basic circulatory system. They have no veins, so the blood just sloshes around. Oxygen diffuses into the blood.
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We can kill them!
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Roundworms are among several phyla of animals known as pseudocoelomates. They are so named because they have a pseudocoelom, a hollow, fluid-filled cavity that is lined by mesoderm on the outside and endoderm on the inside.
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A zebra mussel is a small freshwater mollusc similar to a clam. They are native to several freshwater lakes in southeastern Russia. In recent centuries, they have spread through man-made canals to the Caspian Sea and many lakes and rivers throughout Europe. In the late 20th century, they spread to N…
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mollusks have a tube like foot that looks like a suckction cup
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Mollusks begin life as eggs. They hatch into small, free-swimming larvae called veliger. They eat a lot, to make them grow as quickly as possible until they become adults.
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Yes, it is a mollusk because mollusks are squid or octopus-like creatures. Mollusks have a variety of ways to create a shell. Some mollusks have shells on the outside, such as a variety of gastropods. The Nautilus is one of the first cephalopods, which traditionally do not have an exoskeleton shell,…
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A Conch it the common name for certain marine gastropod mollusks having a heavy, spiral shell, the whorls of which overlap each other. The animal inside the shell is eaten, either raw, as in salads, or cooked, as in fritters, chowders, gumbos, and burgers. In East Asian cuisines, the meat is often c…
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i am the types of shells Bryan fuller ha ha ha lol jk
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Mollusks are invertebrate shellfish that compose the phylum Mollusca.
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Yes, the octopus is a member of a division of Mollusca known as Cephalopoda. (Other cephalopods include squids and cuttlefish.)
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Depends on the mollusk. Most use sexual but some snails are hermaphrodites and can perform asexual reproduction.
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Mollusks are soft-bodied animals often covered by hard shells. This group of invertebrates includes a variety of animals; snails, clams, and octopus are the most common. There are more than 85,000 species of mollusks and there is believed to be many more that haven't been identified.
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You should not eat raw fish or seafood when pregnant.
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Periwinkles eat microscopic algae and plankton.
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Soft bodies
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They communicate by moving such as dancing. They have a dance that they do. They have 3 different kind of dances.
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They lay an egg, and the egg hatches and is either a nymph or larva, then you should know what happens next!They reproduce sexually, and they reproduce asexually. In most terrestrial arthropods sexual reproduction is carried out internally. In most aquatic arthropods, sexual reproduction occurs exte…
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The world's largest bivalve is Tridacna gigas or the giant clam which can reach more than 3 feet in length. The largest univalve is Syrinx Araunus or the Australian trumpet which can reach a length of approximately 40 inches.
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The largest seashell is the conch.
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Chitons are a type of marine mollusk. They protect themselves with their large and durable shells, which cover most of their body.
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blue mussel and oyster
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Crustaceans are like lobsters, crabs, crayfish, and etc.
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"Sea shells" are generally made of calcium carbonate or some other closely related calcium based mineral combination. The worst that could happen is some charring of the shell which could taste bad.
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Many mollusks, but certainly not all, are carnivores, including octopii, squids, moon snails, oyster drills, and cone shells.
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Yes, clams are carnivores. Yes
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Many bivalves have one "foot" made of the same soft material as their bodies, and they use this to push themselves around. Some bivalves, such as scallops, can shoot water from their bodies with enough force to propel them away from any danger.
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There are six major classes of mollusk shells. They are gastropoda (the oldest mollusk shell), monoplacophores, polyplacophores, scaphopods, bivalves, and cephalopods.
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Can you tell me how seashells are formed and how?
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Cuttlefish have three hearts <3 like octopi and Squids; nautiluses have...well, IDK. I'll get back 2 you on that 1. just keep checking that Q, don't worry I'll find an answer =O hehehe...
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Molluscs eat all kinds of things. The cephalopods (octopi, squids, and their allies) are predators of fish and other marine life. Most bivalves are pretty much herbivorous, feeding primarily on phytoplankton, though some are predators. The gastropods are also mixed, with some herbivorous, such as ab…
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With gills.
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With over 50000+ species, mollusks live in almost every environment on the planet. From the tops of trees to the bottom of the sea. They live in the desert heat and the Arctic cold. They live in rivers, streams both in fresh and saltwater. See the related link for more information.
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Mollusks get food by eating the floating particles in the water. A mollusk has a tongue-like organ called a radula that it uses to rasps its food.
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In a word, adaptation. Same as for any other living thing. The zebra mussel is a native of Russia, but has found its way into the Great Lakes ecosystem. It's free-swimming form was doubtless transported there in the tanks and bilges of ships. Use the links below for more information.
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i thought i knew but im not going to lie.I hate spiders
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The economic importance of Mollusks is that the shell of the oyster is used mixed with tar for making the roads in America. The shells of the mollusks are also used to make ornaments in some parts of the world.
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The world's largest seashell belongs the giant clam, commonly found in the tropical pacific regions. These marine animals can reach up to five feet in length.
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The zebra mussel is an invasive bivalve that has created large problems in the Great Lakes areas. Here is a partial list of the damage it inflicts: They clog up pipes at factories, power plants, municipal water supplies, and wastewater treatment facilities. They consume massive amounts of phytopl…
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some example of mollusks is snails normally from under water
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suck it up in there mouths
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polycepoda gastropoda Cophalopoda Aplacophora Polyplacophora Monoplacophora Bivalvia Scaphopoda Cephalopoda
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A shell
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There are studies on how the reproductive cycle could be interrupted. However, it has not been successfully done yet. Zebra mussels are invasive, and reproduce very quickly.
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they filter organic material out of the water and they become an important food source for lots of marine life. in short they are a vital part of the food chain
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The conch has a foot ending in a pointed, sickle-shaped, horny operculum, they move with a characteristic leaping motion, using their operculum to propel themselves forward.
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some people go to the supermarket to get thier energy
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No, mussels have no brain, as with all bivalves.
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Cuttlefish can move short distances by pulsating the lateral fins along the sides of their body. Cuttlefish often appear to hover in the water with this method. Cuttlefish, however, can only travel about 4 mph with their fins. Cuttlefish use their siphon to quickly "shoot" around underwater. Cuttelf…
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Head/Foot - Has sense organs and is used for mobility.Mantle - Covers the body mass and can secrete a shell in some species.Body - Contains the main organs. Located above the head/foot.
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Mollusks use their mouths and tongue to get food and eat it. Their mouth is very powerful and is full of many teeth.
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Animals that are found in the phylum Mollusca include snails, slugs, clams and squid. Others include cuttlefish and octopus. Mollusks are invertebrates.
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Sea shells are spiral in only one direction, either to the left or to the right. It can be distinguished as right-handed which are called 'dextral' or left-handed known as 'sinistral'. Based on studies more right-handed shells can be found than the left-handed shells.
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Do cuttlefish have horned or toothed tongue
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yes. it can have a horned or toothed mouth
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Mullusks are tiny squids that has shells.
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kelp and algae
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