“20000 Leagues Under the Sea” Part2 Ch02
Question 1: What is a pearl?
Question 2: How long does it take for a pearl to form?
Question 3: What is mother of pearl?
Question 4: How many pearls can pearl-oyster molluscs contain?
Question 5: Can pearls be harvested from oysters without killing the oyster?
Question 6: Where in the oyster do pearls form? Does the location of pearl formation affect its final natural shape?
Question 7: Has the organ in an oyster that produces and secretes mother-of-pearl been studied by scientists? How does this secretion come out at all without clotting the ducts of the organ that produces it?