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  • Scientific Names
    • Bivalvia
  • English
    • Bivalves
    • Bivalve Shell
  • Spanish
    • Almejas, ostiones y parientes
  • Wa∙šiw (Washoe)
    • šuɁwé∙k
  • Portuguese
    • Bivalves
  • German
    • Muscheln
  • Persian
    • دوکفه ای ها
    • تبرپایان
  • Japanese
    • 二枚貝綱
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 雙殼綱

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Recent observations

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California Mussel Mytilus californianus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 12, 2016 10:04 AM PDT

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What

Nuttall's Cockle Clinocardium nuttallii

Observer

gbentall

Date

June 24, 2016 04:08 PM PDT

Description

Benthic surveys, Elkhorn Slough

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 24, 2016 05:43 PM NZST

Description

Largest one I have found. 66mm long.

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Observer

gbentall

Date

June 24, 2016 05:11 PM PDT

Description

Benthic surveys, Elkhorn Slough

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New Zealand fan scallop Talochlamys zelandiae

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 24, 2016 05:17 PM NZST

Description

Washed up on the beach

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What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 12, 2016 12:47 PM PDT

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Pacific Littleneck Clam Leukoma staminea

Observer

hooper

Date

June 24, 2016 02:00 PM PDT

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Soft-shelled Clam Mya arenaria

Observer

hooper

Date

June 24, 2016 01:45 PM PDT

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Pacific Littleneck Clam Leukoma staminea

Observer

hooper

Date

June 24, 2016 01:43 PM PDT

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Mussels Order Mytiloida

Observer

hooper

Date

June 24, 2016 01:42 PM PDT

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California Mussel Mytilus californianus

Observer

fabiom123

Date

June 1, 2016

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What

Freshwater Mussels Order Unionoida

Observer

rcurtis

Date

June 20, 2016 04:31 PM EDT
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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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