And what are Pteropods?
"Madam How and Lady Why or, First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children" by Charles Kingsley
A genus of Pteropods.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
In the calm weather, abundant "worms" freely swimming, jelly-fish, pteropods and small fish were observed.
"The Home of the Blizzard" by Douglas Mawson
Animal unknown, but certainly floating, and probably pteropodous.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
An extinct genus of Pteropods.
"The Ancient Life History of the Earth" by Henry Alleyne Nicholson
The Pteropods and the sponge are very similar to forms now living.
"The Chain of Life in Geological Time" by Sir J. William Dawson
With the Pteropods, transparent forms found swimming over the surface of the deep sea, the reader is not likely to have much to do.
"Stories of the Universe: Animal Life" by B. Lindsay
Pteropods, a suborder of the gastropods, appeared in this age.
"The Elements of Geology" by William Harmon Norton
Acidification could affect the tiny pteropod, also known as a sea butterfly or swimming sea snail.
Once absorbed in seawater, carbon dioxide forms carbonic acid and lowers ocean pH, making it harder for corals, plankton and tiny marine snails (called pteropods) to form their body parts.
The pteropod (marine snail) inhabit the top 200 m of oceanic waters.