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    • Bivalvia
  • English
    • Bivalves
    • Bivalve Shell
  • Spanish
    • Almejas, ostiones y parientes
  • Portuguese
    • Bivalves

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anikarenina

Date

January 24, 2015 01:30 PM EST

Description

Small to medium in size, 25-75mm. Largest oyster still has mangrove root stuck to it. Smallest oyster has half of its shell missing. Some purpley colors on them, irridescence, had algae stuck to them. Were growing on a red mangrove root in an intertidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Atlantic Ribbed Mussel Geukensia demissa

Observer

drop

Date

January 24, 2015 04:34 PM EST

Description

Found in wrack line near a rocky intertidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

drop

Date

January 24, 2015 04:40 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

pea clams Family Sphaeriidae

Observer

pete_woods

Date

April 24, 2008 01:10 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Black Mussel Xenostrobus pulex

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 15, 2014 05:12 PM NZDT

Description

Mussels from here to infinity.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 15, 2014 05:22 PM NZDT

Description

Lots of big thick shells on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Freshwater Mussels Order Unionoida

Observer

happynaturalist

Date

January 14, 2015 10:56 AM CST

Description

This shows how highly variable the water level in Stewart Creek is. Currently it's dry, but several years ago it was flooded and kayak-able.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dpom

Date

January 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dpom

Date

January 20, 2015

Description

Very thin, high domed. About 3/4" in diameter.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jaykeller

Date

January 20, 2015 09:52 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Mussel Mytilus californianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 20, 2015 03:13 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 20, 2015 04:30 PM PST

Description

About 3/4" across. Nearly circular/spherical.

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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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