scallop_vocab - Assessment-The act of determining the rate...

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Assessment-The act of determining the rate or the amount of something. Aquaculture-The large scale rearing of aquatic organisms. Farming in water. Benthic- Associated with the bottom of a body of water. Bivalvia- A class of bilaterally symmetrical molluscs which are laterally flattened and have a shell made of two hinged valves, e,g", scallops, mussels, clams, Calcareous- Composed mainly from calcium carbonate (lime, limestone) Delta- The alluvial deposit at the mouth of a river. Diatoms- Common name for a group of siliceous algae with delicate, double shells. Class Bacillariophyceae. .fluent- Something that flows out, as in garbage effluent. Extant- Currently exists, not extinct. Fecl1ndity- The capacity to multiply rapidly. The number of eggs produced by an Individual. Flagellates- A group of unicellular, eukaryotic microorganisms. They may be photosynthetic or non-photosynthetic. The adult stage is motile by means of a flagella. Gametogenesis- The formation of gametes (spermatozoa, ovum) from
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  • Spring '11
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  • Gamete, bilaterally symmetrical molluscs, newly settled scallop, swimming larval scallop, motile male gamete

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