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molluscs
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Aquatic invertebrate organisms such as oysters and clams in the phylum Mollusca that typically have a body enclosed in a firm, calcareous shell.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/639.rdf
Scope Note
Includes common types of molluscs; For taxonomic classification SEE Mollusca.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/639
Used For
mollusks
Broader Term
invertebrates
Narrower Term
abalone
clams
freshwater molluscs
limpets
mussels
oysters
scallops
slugs
snails
squid
Related Term
conotoxins
hemocyanin
keyhole limpet hemocyanin
mollusc culture
Mollusca
nacre
pearls
seafoods
shellfish
Spanish
moluscos
Term Number
639