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2009-03-25 09:20:38

Change has important implications for the marine ecosystem A Queen's University biologist has discovered that the shell lengths of northwest Atlantic Ocean snails "“ an important member of the Atlantic food chain "“ have increased by 22.6 per cent over the past century. Until now, this significant change in the marine ecosystem has gone unnoticed. "We found a dramatic increase in size, which could affect the entire intertidal food chain," says Jonathan Fisher, Queen's Postdoctoral...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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