Scallop shell Sammy's Beach
Remains, shells on the beach
Found on New Jersey Beach
Collected via dredge on F/V Gemma while collecting urchins.
Caught locally, held in tank.
Argopecten irradians, formerly classified as Aequipecten irradians, common names Atlantic bay scallop or bay scallop, is an edible species of saltwater clam, a scallop, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Pectinidae, the scallops.