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hump

1. Pathol a rounded deformity of the back in persons with kyphosis, consisting of a convex spinal curvature
2. a rounded protuberance on the back of a camel or related animal
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gibbus are currently no-take species within the GBR and have historically been avoided because of a potential risk of ciguatera (a form of food poisoning from eating large reef fish), and therefore these species are largely protected from harvest within this region, although this may not be the case in other parts of their range.
The evolution of the Argopecten gibbus stock (Mollusca: Bivalvia), with special emphasis on the tertiary and quaternary species of North America.
Morphological and genetic variation among three populations of calico scallops, Argopecten gibbus.
Synopsis of biological data on scallops Chlamys (Aequipecten) opercularis (Linnaeus), Argopecten irradians (Lamark) and Argopecten gibbus (Linnaeus).
Some morphological and ecological differences in two closely related species of scallops, Aequipecten irradians Lamarck and Aequipecten gibbus Dall, from the Gulf of Mexico.
During the late 1970's and early 1980's, a scallop opening house purchased two machines for opening calico scallops, Argopecten gibbus, harvested in oceanic beds (Blake and Shumway (2006) report on the distribution of calico scallops in oceanic waters).
In the Calico Scallop, Argopecten gibbus, aerial exposure for 24 h does not increase HSP 70 expression (Sarkis et al.
This paper examines a shared resource, Florida's Atlantic calico scallop, Argopecten gibbus, which appears to have been exempt from this overexploitation and inefficiency due to a cooperative management solution.
On a six-week period between December 1988 and January 1989, harvestable stocks of calico scallops, Argopecten gibbus, from the east coast of Florida were devastated by an ascetosporan of the genus Marteilia (Moyer et al.
Commercial fisheries for the surf clam, Spisula solidissima; ocean qua-hog, Arctica islandica; sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus; and calico scallop, Argopecten gibbus, exist on the continental shelf.
Bivalves include: 3 articulated Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758, 5 Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767), (or Argopecten gibbus Linnaeus, 1758) valves, 5 Codakia orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) valves.