Buccinum


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Buccinum

 

a genus of gastropods whose shells reach a height of 16 cm. There are 65 species, distributed from the littoral to abyssal zones in temperate and frigid oceanic waters of the northern hemisphere. The mollusks are saprophages and predators. Their development does not include pelagic larvae. Buccinum are hunted for their beautiful shells and for the edible muscular outgrowth of their ventral wall.

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Genetic population structure across a range of geographic scales in the commercially exploited marine gastropod Buccinum undatum.
The von Bertalanffy growth model has been used to describe the growth of gastropods, such as the queen conch (Strombus gigas) (e.g., Berg and Olsen, 1989) and Buccinum isaotakii (e.g., Ilano et al, 2004).
Santarelli and Gros (1986) also concluded that there was no record of visible external rings on the surface of shells of the commercially important whelk Buccinum undatum.
Several studies have used and validated the use of operculum growth annuli to estimate age in several gastropod species, including Santarelli and Gros (1985) and Kideys (1996) in Buccinum undatum (Linnaeus, 1758); Kubo and Kondo (1953) in Babylonia japonica (Reeve, 1942); llano et al.
baccatum to the cercarial stage are whelks, especially the common or waved whelk (Buccinum undatum), which is widely distributed and commercially exploited in eastern Canadian waters.
(1986) reported that sperm are transferred quickly from the bursa to the seminal receptacle in Buccinum undatum, taking at the most 3 days.
Temporal variation in SOM was reported for several aquatic organisms, including common whelk Buccinum undatum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Haig et al.
We observed heavy trematode infections of whelks, Buccinum undatum, from the Mingan Islands, eastern Canada, by larval stages of a species of Neophasis.
Spatial variation in size reached at sexual maturity has been reported for Buccinum undatum (Martel et al.
Die Entwicklung von Vorderdarm, Macromeren und Enddarm unter dem Einfluss von Nahreiern bei Buccinum, Murex und Nucella (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia).