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Murex spp.

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Hidden : 12/15/2013
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Murex spp.

O Búzio de nome científico Murex spp., é conhecido vulgarmente pela sua concha em forma de fuso.

 O buzio é o nome comum para vários moluscos gastrópodes aquáticos, nomeadamente especies das familias Buccinidae e Renellidae, em particular dos géneros Bucino e Charonia. Pode tambem referir-se a Cassis tuberosa e a especies da familia Ranellidae, que contém membros conhecidos como tritão

Curiosidade: Antigamente as pessoas utilizavam os búzios para produzir um som, e assim comunicavam entre elas… Depois de limpo e bem seco, com a ajuda de uma pedra partiam a extremidade inferior do búzio, de maneira a entrar ar… Depois com bastante força e algum jeito, sopravam pelo búzio, este som conseguia-se ouvir a bastante km’s de distância.

No Meco esta técnica era utilizada para avisarem toda a aldeia, quando os barcos iam a pesca, a pratica de arte xávega [ver cache “Arte Xávega”], era uma maneira prática e fácil de chamarem “toda a sua companha”.


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The Winkle scientific name Murex spp., Is commonly known by its shell-shaped spindle.

The Conch is the common name for various aquatic gastropod molluscs, including species of the families and Buccinidae Ranellidae, particularly in gender and Bucino Charonia. It may also refer tuberous Cassis and species of the family Ranellidae containing members known as Triton.


Curiosity: Previously people used the shells to produce a sound, and so communicated between them ... After clean and very dry, with help of a stone departed the lower end of the conch in order to get air ... Then with enough strength and aptness,  blew the conch, this sound could be heard at quite km's away.

In Meco this technique was used to warn the whole village, when the boats were fishing, practicing Xávega art [see cache 'Arte Xávega”], was a practical and easy way to call 'his entire crowd.'

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