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The molluscs compose the large phylum of invertebrate animals known as the Mollusca. ... The words mollusc and mollusk are both derived from the French mollusque, which originated from the Latin mol...

10 Facts About Mollusks - Animals & Wildlife - About.com


Mollusks are a group of invertebrates known for their remarkable diversity—both sheer number of species as well as variety of form. In fact, mollusks come in so ...

mollusks - Fact Monster


As well as a shell, most mollusks have a muscular foot for creeping or burrowing. Some also have a head with sense organs. The soft body includes lungs or ...

Mollusca Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Get information, facts, and pictures about Mollusca at Encyclopedia.com. ... Mollusks exist in diverse forms, and although a mollusk is easily recognizable as  ...

10 Things About Mollusks - Softpedia News


Jan 25, 2008 ... There are 80000 species of living mollusks, classified in Gastropoda (snails and slugs), Bivalvia (clams, oysters and scallops), Cepahlopoda ...

The Ocean Adventure - Mysterious Mollusks: Amazing mollusk facts

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Brainiacs of the mollusk world. Octopi are the most active and intelligent of all mollusks. • It's ten o'clock at night...Do you know where your arms are?

What is a bivalve mollusk? - NOAA's National Ocean Service


Bivalve mollusks (e.g., clams, oysters, mussels, scallops) have an external covering that is a ... 2014 | You are here: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/ bivalve.html.

Mollusca: Interesting Facts


Interesting Facts. There are over 160,000 species of mollusks known, of which about 128,000 are living and 35,000 are fossil records. Mollusks can be found ...

Amazingly Bizarre Facts About Extraordinary Mollusks in the World


Jul 25, 2011 ... The Mollusca, commonly known as Mollusk or Mollusc, is a large phylum of invertebrate animals. At present, there are about 85,000 known ...

Mollusks - BioKIDS - University of Michigan


Mollusks are a large group of invertebrate animals. Mollusks have soft bodies, and their bodies are not divided into rings like the segmented worms called ...

Phylum Mollusca
Molluscs form one of the largest groups in the animal kingdom, with more than 100,000 known species! They include all the shelled creatures of the seashore, with the exception of the barnacles. Chitons, clams, mussels, snails, nudibranchs... More >>
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Fun Mollusks Facts for Kids


Easy Science for Kids Mollusks - Soft Water Animals Without Bones - learn fun facts about animals, the human body, our planet and much more. Fun free ...

10 Interesting Facts About Mollusks | Daily World Facts


May 18, 2012 ... Mollusk fact is an interesting topic on this post. Mollusks include all animals with or without soft shells, such as various types of snails, shellfish, ...

Amazing Facts - Man and Mollusc


Dec 1, 2002 ... Amazing Molluscan Facts. (and a bit of trivia too!!) There are between 50,000 and 200,000++ mollusc species alive in the world today.