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  • English
    • Bivalve Shell
    • Bivalves
  • Scientific Names
    • Bivalvia
  • Spanish
    • Almejas, ostiones y parientes

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Recent observations

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Pict0465

What

Golden Venus Paphia aurea

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

September 17, 2014 02:45 PM CEST

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What

New Zealand cockle Austrovenus stutchburyi

Observer

kueda

Date

October 31, 2014 03:37 PM NZDT

Description

Verry abundant little cockle.

Photos / Sounds

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New Zealand green-lipped mussel Perna canaliculus

Observer

kueda

Date

October 31, 2014 04:02 PM TOT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mussel species Family Mytilidae

Observer

parobbert

Date

October 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Scallops Family Pectinidae

Observer

parobbert

Date

October 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Scallops Family Pectinidae

Observer

parobbert

Date

October 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

duarte

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Being cultured at IGaFA, a technichal school for aquaculture in Galicia, Spain.

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Giant Rock Scallop Crassadoma gigantea

Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:54 PM PDT

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quahog Mercenaria mercenaria

Observer

fdouglasmartin

Date

October 15, 2014 12:14 PM CDT

Description

This particular quahog is one I saw a herring gull break open by dropping it about 30 times on the breakwater. The breakwater was littered with quahog shell pieces indicating that the gulls eat a fair number of them.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Asian Clam Corbicula fluminea

Observer

cullen

Date

October 24, 2014 08:47 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 05:30 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 05:16 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Bivalvia is a class of marine and freshwater molluscs with laterally compressed bodies enclosed by a shell in two hinged parts. Bivalves include clams, oysters, mussels, scallops, and numerous other families of shells. The majority are filter feeders and have no head or radula. The gills have evolved into ctenidia, specialised organs for feeding and breathing. Most bivalves bury themselves in sediment on the seabed, where they are safe from predation. Others lie on the sea...

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