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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...

The Wonders of the Seas: Mollusks - Oceanic Research Group


Jonathan Bird/ORG For educational use only. There are over 50,000 known species of Mollusks, which makes them second only to the Arthropods in ...

Mollusks - Coral Reef Life on Sea and Sky


Mollusks comprise a group of soft-bodied animals that includes snails, clams, and sea slugs. They are probably best known for their decorative shells, all though ...

The mollusca - University of California Museum of Paleontology


Mollusca is one of the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, with at least 50,000 living species (and more likely around 200,000). It includes such ...

Mollusk | Definition of Mollusk by Merriam-Webster


biology : any one of a large group of animals (such as snails and clams) that have a soft body without a backbone and that usually live in a shell. Source: ...

Mollusk Surf Shop


A surfing institution based in San Francisco, Silver Lake and Venice Beach.

Mollusks - MBGnet


Mollusk Maybe you think that snails, clams, mussels, squid, and octopods are very different. Yet, they are all in the same category of animals known as mollusks ...

Mollusks - info and online games - Sheppard Software


Although mollusks are probably best known for their unique shells, the word itself actually comes from he Latin word for "soft." Beneath their shells, mollusks are ...

mollusk | animal phylum | Britannica.com


Jan 8, 2016 ... Mollusk, also spelled mollusc, any soft-bodied invertebrate of the phylum Mollusca, usually wholly or partly enclosed in a calcium carbonate ...

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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What is a Mollusk? - Encyclopedia of Life


Discover Mollusk (Phylum: Mollusca) information, pictures, maps and literature from curated sources on the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)

Mollusks: Clams, Snails, Octopus, Squid and Family - Kidport


Mollusks were among the first inhabitants of the Earth. Fossils of mollusks have been found in rocks and date back over 500 million years. Mollusk fossils are ...

Mollusks - BrainPOP


Impress your friends or family the next time you eat seafood with all the cool facts you'll learn in BrainPOP's mollusks movie! Snails, clams, octopuses, squid, ...