Lima, a near ally of pecten, swims with the edges of the valves perpendicular.
Found on pecten shells, and abundant off the coast of Maine.
I feel, myself, that an exhaustive examination of the structure and function of the pecten of scorpions ought to be undertaken.
The Scollop Shell (pecten concentricus), used for card-racks and pin-cushions.
The end branchlets are acute and pectinate (pecten, a comb), or arranged like the teeth of a comb.
On this day however a new structure appears, which remains permanently through life, and is known as the pecten.
The artery which supplies it is certainly equivalent to the artery of the pecten.
The species chiefly used on the Atlantic coast are the pecten irradians and P. concentricus.
"Scallops of the lesser sort" are probably pecten opercularius and P. varius.
Scallops (pecten) will be found at the base of the plants, and the common prawns are very numerous, swimming freely about.
pecten pec·ten (pěk'tən)
n. pl. pec·tens or pec·ti·nes (-tə-nēz')
A body structure or an organ resembling a comb.