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Photo © Chris Brown, some rights reserved
Bodega Bay, California, US (Google, OSM)
38.315835, -123.055738
Accuracy: 5m
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Description

Tiny native clams that are very abundant in the mudflats.

Apr. 26, 2012 14:38:47 -0700
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Nutricola tantilla - Photo (c) invertboy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Chris Brown
invertboy's ID: Nutricola tantilla, a member of Venus Clams (Family Veneridae)
Posted by invertboy about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Wow, is that as big as they get?

Posted by kueda about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Yup, that's pretty much full grown. One of my early projects was to dissect thousands of them and count the babies in their brood pouches. Good times.

Posted by invertboy about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Nutricola tantilla - Photo (c) invertboy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Chris Brown
invertboy's ID: Nutricola tantilla, a member of Venus Clams (Family Veneridae)
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