Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Gastropod Molluscs
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Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Gastropod Molluscs

This comprehensive volume focuses exclusively on sea snails (or gastropods), which are popular food items and occupy an important role in the commercial shell craft industry. Familiar examples include conchs (highly sought after due to their mild flavor) and escargot, abalone, and periwinkle snails.   This book covers the profile (habitat, distribution, morphology, food and feeding, reproduction, conservation status, etc.) of ab...