Tag: "bivalve" at biology news
Life in the extreme
...s energy to ensure primary production. "In the bivalve
species Idas sp., we have found an association wit... widest diversity of symbionts ever described in a bivalve
species," said Duperron. This means that the mussel, depending on which type of symbionts it carr...
Paleontologists learn how not to become a fossil
...osition played virtually no role in distorting the bivalve
fossil record, echoing the findings of a related study that Kidwell published in the Feb. 11, 2005, issue of the journal Science. That study showed, contrary to longstanding expectations, that clams with durable shells were not better represented in ...
Edible bivalves as a source of human pathogens: signals between vibrios and the bivalve host.
...ding human pathogens, are particularly abundant in bivalve
tissues, where they can persist even after cleanin...s with both cellular and soluble components of the bivalve
immune system in the light of the capacity of bacteria to evade the hemolymph bactericidal activity ...