Anatomy of a bivalve clam. (ss) respiratory tubes; (aa) muscles by which the shell is closed (b) gills;…
a - foot; b,c - siphons
A common cockle shell.
A sea shell.
A genus of mollusks which are extensively used for food.
"The U. elongata is found in Great Britain, and formerly produced numerous pearly; these were…
A cup and saucer limpet.
A limpet having the shell pileate in form, with rounded apeture, posterior spirally recurved apex, and…
"[From left to right:] Shell from Malabar, Large Mussel, Thorned Murex, Large Helmet Shell." —…
pond mussel dissected to show alimentary canal, al c..
"Mussel attached by a byssus to a rock." — Goodrich, 1859
Modiola plicatula, a characteristic mussel of the tidal flats and salt-meadow streams of the…
"Though inferior to the oyster, immense quantities of the Common Mussel, Mytilus edulis, are…
"The unio pictorium is common in Europe, and derived its name from the fact that its shell…
"River-Mussel (Anodonta fragilis), North Carolina."-Whitney, 1902
The scallop (Hinnites pusio) is a marine bivalve mollusk from the Pectinidae family.
A short and wide sea shell.
A spiral shaped sea shell.
A sea shell.
A spiral shaped shell.
The cone shells are numerous and beautiful found in southern and tropical seas.
A mussel shell of the stone—boring genus Lithodomus.
Numerous mussels shells packed tightly together.
"The U. spinosa is found in the Mississippi River." — Goodrich, 1859