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Bathymodiolus childressi

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Bathymodiolus childressi is a species of deepwater mussel, a marine bivalve mollusk species in the family Mytilidae, the mussels. [1]

20 relations: Animal, Bathymodiolus, Bathynerita naticoidea, Bivalvia, Byssus, Malacologia, Methanotroph, Mollusca, Mussel, Mytilidae, Mytiloida, Ocean, Periostracum, Periphyton, Pteriomorphia, Ruth Turner, Sensory organs of gastropods, Species, Stenothermic, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Animal

Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Bathymodiolus

Bathymodiolus is a genus of deep-sea mussels, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Mytilidae.

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Bathynerita naticoidea

Bathynerita naticoidea is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Neritidae, the nerites.

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Bivalvia

Bivalvia, in previous centuries referred to as the Lamellibranchiata and Pelecypoda, is a class of marine and freshwater molluscs that have laterally compressed bodies enclosed by a shell consisting of two hinged parts.

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Byssus

A byssus is a bundle of filaments secreted by many species of bivalve mollusk that function to attach the mollusk to a solid surface.

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Malacologia

Malacologia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of malacology, the study of mollusks.

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Methanotroph

Methanotrophs (sometimes called methanophiles) are prokaryotes that metabolize methane as their only source of carbon and energy.

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Mollusca

Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.

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Mussel

Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats.

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Mytilidae

The Mytilidae are a family of small to large saltwater mussels, marine bivalve mollusks in the order Mytiloida.

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Mytiloida

Mytiloida is an order of marine bivalve mollusks, commonly known as true mussels.

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Ocean

An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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Periostracum

The periostracum is a thin organic coating or "skin" which is the outermost layer of the shell of many shelled animals, including molluscs and brachiopods.

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Periphyton

Periphyton is a complex mixture of algae, cyanobacteria, heterotrophic microbes, and detritus that is attached to submerged surfaces in most aquatic ecosystems.

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Pteriomorphia

The Pteriomorphia comprise a subclass of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks.

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Ruth Turner

Ruth Dixon Turner (1914 – April 30, 2000) was a pioneering U.S. marine biologist and malacologist who became the world's expert on Teredinidae or shipworms, a taxonomic family of wood-boring bivalve mollusks which severely damage wooden marine installations.

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Sensory organs of gastropods

The sensory organs of gastropods (snails and slugs) include olfactory organs, eyes, statocysts and mechanoreceptors.

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Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Stenothermic

A stenotherm (from Greek στενός stenos "narrow" and θέρμη therme "heat") is a species or living organism only capable of living or surviving within a narrow temperature range.

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University of California, Santa Barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara (commonly referred to as UC Santa Barbara or UCSB) is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathymodiolus_childressi

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