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Geoduck

Index Geoduck

The Pacific geoduck, scientific name Panopea generosa, is a species of very large, edible saltwater clam in the family Hiatellidae. [1]

63 relations: Alaska, American Academy of Underwater Sciences, Animal, Aphrodisiac, Ark clam, Arsenic, Augustus Addison Gould, Binomial nomenclature, Biological specimen, Biomass (ecology), Bivalvia, British Columbia, British Columbia Coast, Calque, Canada, China, Chinese language, Clam, Delicacy, Environmental Defense Fund, Giant clam, Hiatellidae, Japanese cuisine, Korean cuisine, List of longest-living organisms, Lushootseed, Mollusca, Mussel, Myoida, Natural product, Nisqually people, Northwestern United States, Ocean, Oregon, Oyster, Panopea (bivalve), Panopea zelandica, Paralytic shellfish poisoning, Phallus, Plankton, Predation, Provinces and territories of Canada, Puget Sound, Sashimi, Saxitoxin, Scallop, Sea otter, Siphon (mollusc), Soy sauce, Species, ..., Squaliformes, Starfish, The Seattle Times, Tresus, Umami, United States, Wasabi, Washington (state), Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Western Canada, Ye Olde Curiosity Shop, 1,000,000,000. Expand index (13 more) »

Alaska

Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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American Academy of Underwater Sciences

The American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) is a group of Scientific organizations and individual members who conduct scientific and educational activities underwater.

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Animal

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

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Aphrodisiac

An aphrodisiac or love drug is a substance that increases libido when consumed.

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Ark clam

Ark clam is the common name for a family of small to large-sized saltwater clams or marine bivalve molluscs in the family Arcidae.

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Arsenic

Arsenic is a chemical element with symbol As and atomic number 33.

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Augustus Addison Gould

Augustus Addison Gould (April 23, 1805, New Ipswich, New Hampshire – September 15, 1866, Boston)Wyman J. (1903).

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Binomial nomenclature

Binomial nomenclature ("two-term naming system") also called nomenclature ("two-name naming system") or binary nomenclature, is a formal system of naming species of living things by giving each a name composed of two parts, both of which use Latin grammatical forms, although they can be based on words from other languages.

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Biological specimen

A biological specimen (also called a biospecimen) is a biological laboratory specimen held by a biorepository for research.

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Biomass (ecology)

Biomass is the mass of living biological organisms in a given area or ecosystem at a given time.

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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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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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British Columbia Coast

The British Columbia Coast or BC Coast is Canada's western continental coastline on the North Pacific Ocean.

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Calque

In linguistics, a calque or loan translation is a word or phrase borrowed from another language by literal, word-for-word or root-for-root translation.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Clam

Clam is a common name for several kinds of bivalve molluscs.

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Delicacy

A delicacy is usually a rare or expensive food item that is considered highly desirable, sophisticated or peculiarly distinctive, within a given culture.

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Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Defense Fund or EDF (formerly known as Environmental Defense) is a United States-based nonprofit environmental advocacy group.

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Giant clam

The giant clams are the genus Tridacna of clams that are the largest living bivalve mollusks.

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Hiatellidae

Hiatellidae is a taxonomic family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs.

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Japanese cuisine

Japanese cuisine encompasses the regional and traditional foods of Japan, which have developed through centuries of social and economic changes.

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Korean cuisine

Korean cuisine has evolved through centuries of social and political change.

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List of longest-living organisms

This is a list of the longest-living organisms; that is, the individuals (in some instances, clones) of a species.

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Lushootseed

Lushootseed (also: xʷəlšucid, dxʷləšúcid, Puget Salish, Puget Sound Salish or Skagit-Nisqually) is the language or dialect continuum of several Salish Native American tribes of modern-day Washington state.

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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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Myoida

Myoida is an order of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the subclass Heterodonta.

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Natural product

A natural product is a chemical compound or substance produced by a living organism—that is, found in nature.

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Nisqually people

The Nisqually is a Lushootseed-speaking Native American tribe in western Washington state in the United States.

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Northwestern United States

The Northwestern United States (Noroeste de Estados Unidos) is an informal geographic region of the United States.

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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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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Oyster

Oyster is the common name for a number of different families of salt-water bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats.

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Panopea (bivalve)

Panopea is a genus of large marine bivalve molluscs or clams in the family Hiatellidae.

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Panopea zelandica

Panopea zelandica, commonly known as the deepwater clam or New Zealand geoduck, is a large species of marine bivalve mollusc in the Panopea (geoduck) genus of the family Hiatellidae.

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Paralytic shellfish poisoning

Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) is one of the four recognized syndromes of shellfish poisoning, which share some common features and are primarily associated with bivalve mollusks (such as mussels, clams, oysters and scallops).

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Phallus

A phallus is a penis (especially when erect), an object that resembles a penis, or a mimetic image of an erect penis.

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Plankton

Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.

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Predation

Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).

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Provinces and territories of Canada

The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.

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Puget Sound

Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea.

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Sashimi

Sashimi (刺身) is a Japanese delicacy consisting of very fresh raw meat or fish sliced into thin pieces.

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Saxitoxin

Saxitoxin (STX) is a potent neurotoxin and the best-known paralytic shellfish toxin (PST).

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Scallop

Scallop is a common name that is primarily applied to any one of numerous species of saltwater clams or marine bivalve mollusks in the taxonomic family Pectinidae, the scallops.

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Sea otter

The sea otter (Enhydra lutris) is a marine mammal native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific Ocean.

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Siphon (mollusc)

A siphon is an anatomical structure which is part of the body of aquatic molluscs in three classes: Gastropoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda (members of these classes include saltwater and freshwater snails, clams, octopus, squid and relatives).

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Soy sauce

Soy sauce (also called soya sauce in British English) is a liquid condiment of Chinese origin, made from a fermented paste of soybeans, roasted grain, brine, and Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds.

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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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Squaliformes

The Squaliformes are an order of sharks that includes about 126 species in seven families.

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Starfish

Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea.

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The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Tresus

Tresus is a genus of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Mactridae.

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Umami

Umami, or savory taste, is one of the five basic tastes (together with sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness).

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Wasabi

is a plant of the Brassicaceae family, which also includes horseradish and mustard.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health is a state agency of Washington.

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Washington State Department of Natural Resources

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages over of forest, range, agricultural, and commercial lands in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Western Canada

Western Canada, also referred to as the Western provinces and more commonly known as the West, is a region of Canada that includes the four provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop is a store on the Central Waterfront of Seattle, Washington, United States, founded in 1899.

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1,000,000,000

1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.

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References

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

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