ウミギク貝

English translation: spiny/thorny oyster

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Japanese term or phrase:ウミギク貝
English translation:spiny/thorny oyster
Entered by: Ruth Sato

04:08 Nov 19, 2007
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-) / shells
Japanese term or phrase: ウミギク貝
A type of shell, possible also written 海菊貝.
Thanks for any help.
KathyT
Australia
Local time: 00:27
spiny/thorny oyster
Explanation:
umigiku[貝]ウミギク: spiny oyster, thorny oyster, Spondylus barbatus Reeve[ウミギク科(thorny oyster, Spondylidae)の二枚貝].

Here are 2 common name variations and the scientific name. I used the website below in my last project that you helped me so much on with the algae.
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Ruth Sato
United States
Local time: 10:27
Grading comment
Thanks, Ruth, and special thanks also to Ishigami-san. I went with the scientific name in this case.
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spiny/thorny oyster


Explanation:
umigiku[貝]ウミギク: spiny oyster, thorny oyster, Spondylus barbatus Reeve[ウミギク科(thorny oyster, Spondylidae)の二枚貝].

Here are 2 common name variations and the scientific name. I used the website below in my last project that you helped me so much on with the algae.


    Reference: http://www.oceandictionary.net/mmll/ml-je/mljea.html
Ruth Sato
United States
Local time: 10:27
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks, Ruth, and special thanks also to Ishigami-san. I went with the scientific name in this case.

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