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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

Photos / Sounds

Observer

marlo

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

Dead on sand.

Height: 27.8 mm
Width: 32.4 mm

This is forma notata (say, 1822)

Photos / Sounds

What

Fragile surfclam Mactrotoma fragilis

Observer

marlo

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

Dead on sand.

Height: 19.9 mm
Width: 34.6 mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Elegant dosinia Dosinia elegans

Observer

marlo

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

Dead on sand

Height: 48.2 mm
Width: 52.4 mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Disk Dosinia Dosinia discus

Observer

marlo

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

Dead on sand.

Height: 56.8 mm
Width: 62.3 mm

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

ribbed mussel Geukensia demissa

Observer

loarie

Date

April 19, 2015 01:34 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

seakay

Date

June 20, 2012

Description

Freshwater Clams

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria

Observer

iveirizarry

Date

April 18, 2015 04:04 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Littleneck Clam Leukoma staminea

Observer

mzhao

Date

April 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

White Atlantic Semele Semele proficua

Observer

marlo

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

Dead on sand

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Gaper Tresus nuttallii

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 19, 2015 08:38 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 19, 2015 08:33 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Gaper Tresus nuttallii

Observer

dpom

Date

April 19, 2015 07:40 AM 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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