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    • Bivalvia
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    • Bivalves
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    • Almejas, ostiones y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dpom

Date

September 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

rinahart169

Date

September 16, 2014 08:12 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

rinahart169

Date

September 16, 2014 08:12 PM GST

Place

Domaine du Chasseur Nature Reserve, Bois des Amourettes, Grand Port, MU (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Asian Clam Corbicula fluminea

Observer

glmory

Date

September 15, 2014 06:37 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

March 22, 2014

Description

Endangered species, still common in the area.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

beschwar

Date

September 14, 2014 12:00 PM CDT

Description

Paper Pondshell: Dead - only one shell

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 14, 2014 02:03 PM PDT

Description

About 1/2" across, found on giant kelp.

Photos / Sounds

What

Japanese Littleneck (Ruditapes philippinarum) Ruditapes philippinarum

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 03:25 PM PDT

Description

Softshell clam?

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mussels Order Mytiloida

Observer

tiwane

Date

September 14, 2014 01:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Speckled Scallop Argopecten circularis

Observer

finatic

Date

September 13, 2014 08:26 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bent-nosed Clam Macoma nasuta

Observer

finatic

Date

September 13, 2014 08:27 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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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