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Published by Marlin Motion Pictures in Mississauga .
Written in English


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  • Nervous systems -- Vertebrates.

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StatementEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation ; film editor, Jill Stuart.
SeriesBritannica Video
ContributionsIles, Douglas W., Stuart, Jill., Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation., Marlin Motion Pictures.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22126327M

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In book: Gulf of Mexico–Origin, Waters, and Biota. Vol. 1. Biodiversity (pp–) Illustrated guide to the general features of mollusks Family overviews Descriptions of deep-water. MolluscS. Molluscs are a phylum of mostly marine invertebrates that includes octopus, mussels, clams, snails, chitons, squid and many more animals. They are characterized by a number of features that separate them from all other animals. They have a muscular foot, a mantle which produces a shell and a visceral mass which contains all of their internal organs. mollusk defense mechanisms different types of mollusk there known species of mollusk. they are second to the arthropods in invertabrae phylum size. camo cephlapods are able to change colors faster than a can aslo change shape and texture. defense. Page - That man, I think, has had a liberal education who has been so trained in youth that his body is the ready servant of his will, and does with ease and pleasure all the work that as a mechanism it is capable of; whose intellect is a clear, cold logic engine with all its parts of equal strength and in smooth working order; ready like a steam engine to be turned to any kind of work.

The book being reviewed stood on my shelves for 33 years. I grew old before reading it. The late Alex Comfort was a(n apparent) polymath who wrote "The Joy of Sex". Dr. Sex. He hated that appellation and lived with the hope that his other works would be read and recognized, as, say, his papers on mollusks. (Those randy molluscs, The Pythons Reviews: 1. mollusk having two shells held together by hinges and strong muscles. cephalopod. ocean dwelling mollusk whose foot is adapted to form arms & tentacles around the mouth. closed circulatory system. system in which the blood is always contained in blood vessels. broad foot. Which groups of mollusks can live in places other than the ocean? The soft body of an octopus; protected by the mantle. Define Visceral Mass and tell what protects it. Snail, clam, abalone. Give 2 defense mechanisms used by octopi. They both can squirt black ink. What feeding and defense structures do the octopi and squid have in common? The word came to English from the French mollusque (which in turn comes from Latin) in the late 18th century, 1 and both modern spellings—along with French spelling, which no longer appears in English—were in use from the early s. 2 The cross-Atlantic spelling differentiation developed by the middle 19th century and has stayed more or less consistent to the present. 3 4.

The mollusks are a diverse group (85, described species) of mostly marine species. They have a variety of forms, ranging from large predatory squid and octopus, some of which show a high degree of intelligence, to small grazing forms with elaborately sculpted and colored shells.   (5) A given mechanism acts through different compounds for different predators. (6) Similar chemicals and mechanisms may occur across closely related species (e.g., the orthologs escapin in Aplysia californica and APIT in A. punctata) but also across distantly related species (escapin and achacin in the land pulmonate snail Achatina fulica). 4. Evidence to demonstrate how mollusks have evolved is in the anatomy and physiology of the mollusks. - mollusks have physical features in common, but these features may not serve same function. - every mollusk has radulae. - octopus have radulae .   Scientific Name: Mollusca (Caudofoveates, Solanogastres, Chitons, Monoplacophorans, Scaphopods, Bivalves, Gastropods, Cephalopods) Common Name: Mollusks or molluscs Basic Animal Group: Invertebrate Size: Microscopic to 45 feet in length Weight: Up to 1, pounds Lifespan: Hours to centuries—the oldest is known to have lived over years Diet: Mostly herbivore, except for .