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barnacle [ imenica {životinja} ]
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Marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces; SYN. cerriped, cerripede.
Marine crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia. The larval form is free-swimming, but when mature, it fixes itself by the head to rock or floating wood. The animal then remains attached, enclosed in a shell through which the cirri (modified legs) protrude to sweep food into the mouth. Barnacles include the stalked goose barnacle Lepas anatifera found on ships’ bottoms, and the acorn barnacles, such as Balanus balanoides, common on rocks.

clam [ imenica {životinja} ]
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Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud.
Flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams.
Common name for a bivalve mollusk. The giant clam Tridacna gigas of the Indopacific can grow to 1 m/3 ft across in years and weigh, with the shell, 5kg/1,0lb.
A giant clam produces a billion eggs in a single spawning.
The term is usually applied to edible species, such as the North American hard clam Venus mercenaria, used in clam chowder, and whose shells were formerly used as money by Native Americans. A giant clam may produce a billion eggs in a single spawning.

cockle [ imenica {životinja} ]
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Common edible European bivalve.
Common edible European bivalve mollusk having a rounded shell with radiating ribs.
Any of over 2species of bivalve mollusk with ribbed, heart-shaped shells. Some are edible and are sold in W European markets.
The Atlantic strawberry cockle Americardia media, about 2.5 cm/1 in across, is a common E North American species.

cockleshell [ imenica {životinja} ]
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The shell or one of the shell valves of a cockle.
A shell (as a scallop shell) suggesting a cockleshell.

conch [ imenica {N/A} ]
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Spiral shell.

escallop-shell [ imenica ]
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integument [ imenica ]
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ETYM Latin integumentum, from integere to cover; pref. in- in, on + tegere to cover: cf. French intégument. Related to n-, and Tegument.
An outer protective covering such as a cuticle or seed coat or rind or shell.
An external covering or coating.
In seed-producing plants, the protective coat surrounding the ovule. In flowering plants there are two, in gymnosperms only one. A small hole at one end, the micropyle, allows a pollen tube to penetrate through to the egg during fertilization.

mussel [ imenica {životinja} ]
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(Homonym: muscle).
One of a number of bivalve mollusks, some of them edible, such as Mytilus edulis, found in clusters attached to rocks around the N Atlantic and American coasts. It has a blue-black shell.
Freshwater pearl mussels, such as Unio margaritiferus, are found in some North American and European rivers. Margaritifera margaritifera became a protected species in 19having suffered from pollution and from amateur fishers who, unlike professionals, are not able to extract the pearl without killing the mussel itself. The green-lipped mussel, found only off New Zealand, produces an extract that is used in the treatment of arthritis.
Black marine bivalves usually steamed in wine.
Marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.

pearl oyster [ imenica {životinja} ]
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Tropical marine bivalve found chiefly off eastern Asia and Pacific coast of North and Central America; a major source of pearls; SYN. Pinctada margaritifera.

shell [ imenica {životinja} ]
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The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc.
The material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals.

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