Mollusks

Some articles on mollusk, mollusks:

Micromollusk
... A micromollusk is a shelled mollusk which is extremely small, even at full adult size ... The word is usually, but not exclusively, applied to marine mollusks, although in addition, numerous species of land snails and freshwater mollusks also reach adult size at very small dimensions ... These tiny mollusks or their tiny shells are easy to overlook, as many of them are not very noticeable to the naked eye, and thus many people are not aware ...
Spotted Eagle Ray - Feeding
... They feed on mollusks and crustaceans, particularly malacostracans ... spotted eagle ray's specialized chevron-shaped tooth structure helps it to crush the mollusks' hard shells ... these rays have developed calcified struts to help them break through the shells of mollusks, by supporting the jaws and preventing dents from hard prey ...
Molluscan Seashells - Conchology - Identification
... and specific scientific books on different taxa of shell-bearing mollusks (monographs) or "iconographies" (limited text - mainly photographs or other illustrations) ... The construction of functional keys for the identification of the shells of marine mollusks to the species level can be very difficult, because of the great variability within many species and ... Numerous smaller and more obscure mollusk species (see micromollusk) are yet to be discovered and named ...
Leo George Hertlein
... who studied the Recent and fossil mollusks of the eastern Pacific Ocean ... He published over 150 papers on Recent and fossil mollusks, echinoderms, and brachiopods from California, Oregon, Washington, and Mexico ... and who also worked on the fossil mollusks of California ...