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    • Muscheln
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    • Bivalvia
  • English
    • Bivalves
    • Bivalve Shell
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    • Almejas, ostiones y parientes
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    • Bivalves

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Recent observations

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What

California Mussel Mytilus californianus

Observer

saraelee

Date

May 6, 2015

Description

Bed of Mytilus californianus found at Tongue Point beach near the Salt Creek Recreation Area, WA

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

tina2

Date

May 23, 2015 03:44 PM PDT

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Observer

tina2

Date

May 23, 2015 03:12 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

Observer

iain_reid

Date

May 23, 2015

Place

Fort Rodd (Google, OSM)

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What

Pacific Gaper Tresus nuttallii

Observer

iain_reid

Date

May 23, 2015 02:07 PM PDT

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What

Pacific Littleneck Clam Leukoma staminea

Observer

iain_reid

Date

May 23, 2015 02:03 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

Observer

iain_reid

Date

May 23, 2015 02:05 PM PDT

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What

Butter clam Saxidomus giganteus

Observer

iain_reid

Date

May 23, 2015 02:00 PM PDT

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What

Truncate Softshell Clam Mya truncata

Observer

iain_reid

Date

May 23, 2015 02:02 PM PDT

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Observer

efdoan

Date

May 23, 2015 01:56 PM PDT

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What

tresus nuttalli Tresus nuttallii

Observer

efdoan

Date

May 23, 2015 01:51 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

efdoan

Date

May 23, 2015 01:50 PM PDT
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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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