sea snail

NOUN
  1. small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish
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  • If acidification kills tiny sea snails known as pteropods, as it is likely to, the Pacific salmon that feed upon these planktonic creatures may also die.
  • The Phoenicians were the pioneers in the seventh century BC, scouting for the imperial purple dye found in the murex sea snails of the Moroccan coast. Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories by Simon Winchester – review
  • This is a large sea snail type thing that is black and white and is not even close to scallop or konk. Plantain?
  • Add any available shellfish or molluscs - abalone, sea snail, Moreton Bay bugs.
  • We found the other local favourite, curried conch (a sort of giant sea snail), less to our liking.
  • A new report warns that a group of tropical sea snails, famous for yielding new wonder drugs to treat chronic pain, cancer, and many other afflictions, could rapidly become extinct if measures are not taken to protect them.
  • These include the isopod Saduria entomon, the amphipod Monoporeia affinis, the Baltic mussel Macoma bathica, a few semi-pelagic opossum shrimp species (Mysidae) and the common sea snail Liparis liparis. Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden
  • In fact, it was only by a capricious and wondrous synchronicity that the two individuals there on the strand, buffeted by the Gaelic wind, knew each other at all, brought together by a coincidence of events that pivoted entirely upon the very humble Liparis liparis, otherwise known as the common sea snail. Soul
  • The scientists had been hoping to find deep-sea snailfish, which have not been seen since the 1950s. Times, Sunday Times
  • The team was hoping to find specimens of deep-sea snailfish which have been photographed before but have not been seen since the 1950s. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
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