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

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Recent observations

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What

Jingle Shell Anomia simplex

Observer

sarka

Date

December 9, 2014

Description

Very few found on beach after a 35 mph nor-Easter storm.

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What

Angel Wing Cyrtopleura costata

Observer

sarka

Date

December 9, 2014

Description

Many washed up on beach after a 35 mph nor-Easter storm.

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Observer

sarka

Date

December 9, 2014

Description

Washed up on beach after a 35 mph nor-Easter storm.

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 15, 2014

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 11, 2014

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nicolasolejnik

Date

December 11, 2014

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 11, 2014

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 11, 2014

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 13, 2014

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 12, 2014

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What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

ctnash

Date

July 1, 2009 06:06 PM AEST

Description

Large oyster beds in the intertidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 13, 2014
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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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