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Mollusk coming out of the shell - Channeled whelk
Mollusk coming out of the shell - Channeled whelk
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Whelk tries to eat a Flameshell mollusc, which swims away
Whelk tries to eat a Flameshell mollusc, which swims away
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How to Eat Whelks
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Whelk Fishing
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Sashimi Sea Whelk Exotix-style
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Lightning Whelk
Lightning Whelk
::2012/02/08::
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Cleaning whelks
Cleaning whelks
::2013/12/09::
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How to Knit the Whelk Stitch (English Style)
How to Knit the Whelk Stitch (English Style)
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Whelk Eating
Whelk Eating
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Learn to Knit the Whelk Stitch
Learn to Knit the Whelk Stitch
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Whelk Anatomy
Whelk Anatomy
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Channeled Whelk egg case part 1
Channeled Whelk egg case part 1
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John Dowling Slide Banjo - Whelk Bone
John Dowling Slide Banjo - Whelk Bone
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Whelk Pots being put back out to fish...
Whelk Pots being put back out to fish...
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Final Fantasy VI - Whelk Boss 1
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Whelk feeding
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The exciting life of a whelk pot
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#TBT KOREAN WHELK SALAD
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The Whelk Song
The Whelk Song
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Busycotypus canaliculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Channeled Whelk Snail
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Save The Whelk! - The Whelk Song
Save The Whelk! - The Whelk Song
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Whelk Gauge in Action
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Conch Whelk Camera
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SpongeBob SquarePants Season 7 Review: Whelk Attack
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Knobbed Whelk in Sippican Harbor
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whelk fishing
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Whelk Boat - Wexford [The Aurora] moving gear. Ed came out to work with us today. 16th May 2012
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Busycotypus canaliculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Channeled Whelk
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Busycotypus canaliculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Channeled Whelk
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Twitch Plays Final Fantasy VI Whelk Boss
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live Whelk at Matanzas Inlet, Florida
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Marge and the revenge of the funny whelk Harry Potter YTP
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Whelk Selectivity Test, Video 4
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Whelk potting shooting the last string!
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Fishing Gear PART 7 - Crab & Whelk Pots
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A cultural tradition - Whelk harvesting
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Several different species of large whelks in the family Buccinidae on sale at a fish market in Japan

Whelk is a common name that is applied to various kinds of sea snail,[1] many of which have historically been used, or are still used, by humans for food.

Although a number of whelks are relatively large and are in the family Buccinidae (the true whelks), the word whelk is also applied to some other marine gastropod mollusc species within several families of sea snails that are not very closely related.

Usage[edit]

The common name "whelk" is also spelled welk or even wilks. The word originated from the Proto-Germanic root "weluka", which may come from the Proto-Indo-European root "wel-", meaning to turn or revolve. [2]

The species, genera and families referred to by this common name vary a great deal from one geographic area to another.

USA[edit]

In the United States, whelk refers to several large edible species in the genera Busycon and Busycotypus, which are now classified in the family Buccinidae. These are sometimes called Busycon whelks.

In addition, the unrelated invasive murex Rapana venosa is referred to as the Veined rapa whelk or Asian rapa whelk in the family Muricidae.

British Isles, Belgium, Netherlands[edit]

In the British Isles, Belgium and the Netherlands, the word is used for a number of species in the family Buccinidae, especially Buccinum undatum, an edible European and Northern Atlantic species.

In the British Isles, the common name "dog whelk" is used for Nucella lapillus (family Muricidae) and for Nassarius species (family Nassariidae).

Scotland[edit]

In Scotland, the word "whelk" is also used to mean the periwinkle (Littorina littorea), family Littorinidae.[3]

West Indies[edit]

In the English-speaking islands of the West Indies, the word whelks or wilks (this word is both singular and plural) is applied to a large edible top shell, Cittarium pica, also known as the magpie or West Indian top shell, family Trochidae.

Asia[edit]

Skewered whelks from Japan.

In Japan, whelks are frequently used in sashimi and sushi. In Vietnam, they are served in a dish called Bún ốc - vermicelli with sea snails.

Australia, New Zealand[edit]

In Australia and New Zealand, species of the genus Cabestana (family Ranellidae) are called predatory whelks.

Some common examples[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Conch, another common name used for a wide variety of large sea snails or their shells

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.reefland.com/articles/rho/identify-this-conchs-and-whelks]
  2. ^ "whelk" [1] in the Online Etymological Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001
  3. ^ Multilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products, prepared by the OECD, Paris, second edition, 1978

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