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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What

Grey pygmy venus Chioneryx grus

Observer

pliffgrieff

Date

April 28, 2013

Description

on the underside of rocks in the jetty at a minus low tide

Photos / Sounds

Observer

laurus_nobilis

Date

August 26, 2016

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What

River Mussels Family Unionidae

Observer

treegenius

Date

July 25, 2016 07:32 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

damontighe

Date

August 25, 2016 08:42 PM PDT

Description

Sample from 20th st storm drain barrier in lake merritt, which has been unusually stinky over the past month as if sewage or something very nutrient rich has been flowing down this pipe. I've never seen these large filamentous mats before at lake merritt in recent years. All images takewith Bio-Rad's ZOE fluorescent imager

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What

Pacific Littleneck Clam Leukoma staminea

Observer

lenaz

Date

August 26, 2016 02:55 PM PDT

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What

Mussels Order Mytiloida

Observer

lenaz

Date

August 26, 2016 02:48 PM PDT

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What

Western Pearlshell Margaritifera falcata

Observer

mjbaerwalde

Date

August 24, 2016 12:25 PM PDT

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What

Western Pearlshell Margaritifera falcata

Observer

mjbaerwalde

Date

August 24, 2016 12:24 PM PDT

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What

Western Pearlshell Margaritifera falcata

Observer

mjbaerwalde

Date

August 24, 2016 12:24 PM PDT

Description

We observed quite a few live mussels and hundreds of empty shells. Some of the mussels, like this one, appeared to be retreating toward mid-channel in the receding late summer flows.

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What

Mussels Family Mytilidae

Observer

sitkaconnor

Date

August 25, 2016 02:26 PM AKDT

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What

Blue Mussel Mytilus edulis

Observer

jlayman

Date

August 26, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

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What

Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Observer

swalmsley

Date

August 23, 2016 08:46 AM EDT

Description

2" length

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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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