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Shellfish -- See Also Bivalvia

A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of mussels; clams; OYSTERS; COCKLES; and SCALLOPS. They are characterized by a bilaterally symmetrical hinged shell and a muscular foot used for burrowing and anchoring.
2 Shellfish.   2
3 Shellfish -- analysis -- Bibliography.   1992 1
4 Shellfish -- economics.   1984 1

Shellfish Hypersensitivity -- See Also Shellfish Poisoning

Poisoning from toxins present in bivalve mollusks that have been ingested. Four distinct types of shellfish poisoning are recognized based on the toxin involved.

Shellfish Poisoning -- See Also Harmful Algal Bloom

An algal bloom where the algae produce powerful toxins that can kill fish, birds, and mammals, and ultimately cause illness in humans. The harmful bloom can also cause oxygen depletion in the water due to the death and decomposition of non-toxic algae species.
7 Shellfish Poisoning.   4
8 Shellfish Poisoning -- Bibliography.   1992 1
9 Shellfish Poisoning -- history.   1984 1
10 Shellfish Poisoning -- immunology.   1984 1
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