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unknown bivalve discovered by Elijah (#9994)

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Sighting Info

Observed: May 10, 2018 @ 6:25 PM
Posted on: May 11, 2018 @ 12:39 AM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
I found this on a muddy intertidal zone, in the middle of a long estuary. A few marinas were nearby, so the bivalve may have been a species found in deep water, brought up by fishermen. Another possibility is that it was a freshwater species in the river. I believe it was a mussel, though it may have been a clam.

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By Tclenche on 5/13/2018 4:04:36 PM

it might be a propeller Clam (saltwater), or it might be one of the many freshwater clams in our rivers.

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