TITLE

Conch

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Conch, a large marine mollusk having a spiral shell. The shells are often beautifully colored and are made into jewelry or are used as ornaments. When held to the ear, the shell acts as an amplifier for the normally inaudible noises within the ear.
ACCESSION #
37309953

 

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