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The curious mollusks

by Marie M. Jenkins

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shells -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mollusks.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the physical characteristics and habits of various members of the mollusk family whose more than 100,000 species include sea slugs, pearl oysters, and squids.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [214]-216.

    Statement[by] Marie M. Jenkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL405 .J45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5295804M
    ISBN 100823402096
    LC Control Number72075597
    OCLC/WorldCa590752

    Monoplacophora, meaning "bearing one plate", is a polyphyletic superclass of molluscs with a cap-like shell now living at the bottom of the deep sea. Extant representatives were not recognized as such until ; previously they were known only from the fossil record.. Although the shell of many monoplacophorans is limpet-like in shape, they are not gastropods, nor do they have any close. Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Times recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers.

    Peter and the Starcatchers Quotes Showing of 49 “If Peter was nine, and a new boy came to St. Norbert’s Home for Wayward Boys who said he was ten, why, then, Peter would declare himself eleven. Octopuses live in a world of paradox. Though colorblind, they change their pigment to match their surrounding area. Though brilliant, they average a lifespan of only 2 to 4 years. Other Minds: The Octopus, The Sea, and The Deep Origins of Consciousness, by Peter Godfrey-Smith, attempts to resolve these paradoxes.

    Peter also is extremely curious and goes looking for the magical trunk. he wants to and will stay 12 forever. He tricks the pirates and becomes friends with the mermaids. At the end of the book Peter decides to stay on the island and not to go with Molly. Fighting Prawn- He is the leader of the Mollusks. He is an old man and was once a. Lunatia heros. Size: to 4" Habitat: generally in deeper water, but possible in shallows Notes: quite common in places These snails are responsible for the curious sand collars that divers often find. They produce a glue to cement the sand grains together into a protective ring for their eggs.


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