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trochus

[′trō·kəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The inner band of cilia on a trochal disk.
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From gastropod examples: Trochus, Clanculus, Planaxis, Natica, Conus, Thais and Siphonaria.
Savage often features the Susu shell (Torres Strait creole for the trochus shell meaning 'breast') in her work.
Herbicidal Effects of Marine Animal, Trochus tentorium from Gulf of Mannar, Southeastern India.
It happens that these areas are rich in pearl-shell, beche-de-mer, trochus, sponges, turtleshell, and other valuable articles of commerce.
En el Oeste del Oceano Indico, Este del Pacifico y el Sudeste Asiatico, el caracol verde (Turbo marmoratus), el caracol Trochus (Trochus niloticus) y los caracoles denominados abulones pertenecientes al genero Haliotis tienen una alta demanda (Kitutani & Yamakawa 1999); asi como las especies Rapana venosa y R.
Richards, An Assessment of the Distribution and Abundance of Sea Cucumbers, Trochus, Giant Clams, Coral, Fish and Invasive Marine Species at Ashmore Reef National Nature Reserve and Cartier Island Marine Reserve: 2005, UniQuest Pty Limited, DEWHA, 2006.
The type species of Agathodonta, by original designation, is Trochus dentiger d'Orbigny, 1843 (an unjustified emendation of Trochus dentigerus d'Orbigny, 1843) from the Lower Cretaceous (Neocomian) of north-eastern France, which has recently been shown to be a junior synonym of Littorina elegans Deshayes in Leymerie, 1842 (Kollmann 2005).
By early in the twentieth century in Torres Strait, passenger fish was beche-de-mer and other commercial marine products, mainly pearl shell (Pinctada maxima), trochus shell (Trochus niloticus), tortoiseshell (Eretmochelys imbricata) and black lip shell (Pinctada margaritifera) gathered, processed and sold by Islander workers who were not officially 'on the books', that is they were outside the company boat system.
Only narrow armshells (about 5-10mm high) made from Conus and Trochus shell have been found there (Seligman and Joyce 1907, Fig.
Otros organismos de importancia en el mercado de los acuarios marinos son el caracol turbo (Turbo spp.), almeja gigante (Tridacna spp.), camaron bandeado (Tectus spp.) y caracol bola (Trochus spp.) (Wood, 2001; Wabnitz et al., 2003; Balaji et al., 2007, 2009).
Looking into the trochus shell: Autoethnographic reflections on a cross-cultural collaborative music research project.
It was how he executed the inhabitants of the beautiful cowrie, trochus and trumpet shells that also toppled forward whenever Catherine opened the freezer door.