Classification
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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue Mussel Mytilus edulis

Observer

sandwich

Date

December 7, 2016 03:42 PM AST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Mussel Mytilus californianus

Observer

marinwild

Date

September 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Falsejingle Pododesmus macrochisma

Observer

alxzandria

Date

December 7, 2016 01:33 PM AKST

Description

Other common names are rock oyster, jungle shell,jingle shell, and pearly Monia. The size is usually about 13cm long. They're usually attached to solid objects. (The beachcombers guide to seashore life in the Pacific Northwest)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

rowden_milam

Date

December 7, 2016 01:43 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Washboard Megalonaias nervosa

Observer

aquabio_gal

Date

June 20, 2016 12:29 PM CDT

Description

Young individual

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flutedshell Lasmigona costata

Observer

aquabio_gal

Date

July 18, 2016 12:27 PM CDT

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Square

What

Rabbitsfoot Quadrula cylindrica

Observer

aquabio_gal

Date

August 10, 2016 12:23 PM CDT

Description

Several small individuals.

Photos / Sounds

What

California Venus Chione californiensis

Observer

juangill

Date

December 6, 2016 07:22 PM ICT

Place

Ahome Sin. (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Venus Clams Family Veneridae

Observer

jvelasco

Date

November 19, 2016 01:11 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mjessicacariaga

Date

December 6, 2016 02:58 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pikachu18

Date

December 6, 2016 03:00 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Duck Clams Family Mactridae

Observer

erosas04

Date

December 6, 2016 02:18 PM PST
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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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