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

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Square

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 23, 2016 04:44 PM PDT

Description

Dredged up in the mud bucket.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Japanese Littleneck Ruditapes philippinarum

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 23, 2016 04:44 PM PDT

Description

Dredged up in the mud bucket.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 23, 2016 04:43 PM PDT

Description

Dredged up in the mud bucket.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Thorny Oysters Genus Spondylus

Observer

davidr

Date

July 10, 2016 04:51 AM FJT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Asian Clam Corbicula fluminea

Observer

ashleigh_nelson

Date

July 22, 2016 09:59 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 01:59 PM ART

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:14 AM ART

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Square

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:22 AM ART

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Square

What

Chilean Mussel Mytilus platensis

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:32 AM ART

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Square

What

Half-naked Pen Shell Atrina seminuda

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:51 AM ART

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:34 AM ART

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:11 AM ART
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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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