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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 01:50 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 01:44 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ostrea sp. Genus Ostrea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 01:45 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rough Penshell Atrina pectinata

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 01:25 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

dpom

Date

October 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rough Penshell Atrina pectinata

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 23, 2014 05:11 PM EST

Place

cannonvale beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pen Shells Family Pinnidae

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 23, 2014 05:10 PM EST

Place

cannonvale beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

quagga mussel Dreissena bugensis

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 22, 2010 11:48 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 05:03 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fingernail Clam Pisidium ultramontanum

Observer

dussumieri

Date

October 24, 2014 04:22 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Arcidae sp. Family Arcidae

Observer

robertps

Date

October 24, 2014 03:22 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Pecten sp. Genus Pecten

Observer

robertps

Date

October 24, 2014 03:13 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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