from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of small spiral pteropods, common in the Arctic and Antarctic seas. It contributes to the food of the right whales.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of pteropods, typical of the family Limacinidæ. L. borealis is one of the animals which form brit or whale-food.
- Same as Limacea.
- A subfamily of Helicidæ, restricted to the genus Limax: same as Limacinæ.
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_Fungia_ is quite at home here; for, independently of _F. agariciformis_, _scutaria_, and _limacina_, a long kind was also found, having, like the two former, only one central cavity; they are found in shallow water among other corals.
Biologists captured a so-called sea angel, Clione limacina
Clione limacina is one of the centimeter-long creatures that live both in the Arctic and Antarctic.
The Clione limacina species preys on its shelled cousin, the sea butterfly (