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Bractechlamys corallinoides es un tipo de venera (nombre común para los bivalvos de la familia Pectinidae) de El Médano (en el sur de Tenerife)

Heart Cockle (Corculum cardissa) Found this on Semakau Landfill. While most other clams have their valves flatten like plates, this clam has its opening of the valves cutting across the centre of the 'heart'!

This is a fluted giant clam (Tridacna squamosa) These huge clams have tiny little algae living in them. The clam will provide carbon dioxide for the algae, while the latter will photosynthesise when there is sunlight, and provide oxygen and food for the clam.

Eontia ponderosa (Say, 1822), The ponderous ark, is one of the most common shells found on the beaches of Sanibel and Captiva island by The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum. in fb

The reef-dwelling bivalve Lima sp. has tentacles radiating out from its shell.