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Recent observations

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 16, 2015 06:31 PM NZDT

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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 19, 2014 03:00 PM NZDT

Description

Probably different species.

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lisa_bennett

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

Lamp shells found washed up on the beach. The whole critter is 2 shells together, one wider and a different shape to the other.

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paul_norwood

Date

January 17, 2015

Description

Found on the beach. Obviously from two different individuals. In this area, regularly seen attached to shallow subtidal rocks.

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Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

Many of these found washed up on the beach.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

November 23, 1975

Description

Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Observer

melrodgers

Date

October 25, 2014

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mtynan

Date

October 23, 2014 05:06 PM AEDT

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What

Northern Lamp Shell Terebratulina septentrionalis

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 05:00 PM AEST

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

meurkc

Date

January 2, 2013

Description

red/orange (the one named here) and black brachipods frequent on these beaches; this we colloquially know as 'Grandma's toenails'.

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

meurkc

Date

January 2, 2013

Description

Black brachiopod frequent here

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Observer

bholthuis

Date

September 20, 2008 02:33 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Brachiopods, phylum Brachiopoda, are marine animals that have hard "valves" (shells) on the upper and lower surfaces, unlike the left and right arrangement in bivalve molluscs. Brachiopod valves are hinged at the rear end, while the front can be opened for feeding or closed for protection. Two major groups are recognized, articulate and inarticulate. Articulate brachiopods have toothed hinges and simple opening and closing muscles, while inarticulate brachiopods have untoothed hinges and a more complex system...

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