Thursday, April 04, 2013

Disk Clam ( Dosinia discus) Shell Found at Canaveral National Seashore

We took a nice long walk the other day at Canaveral National Seashore. We walked half-in half-out of the water, just below where the Atlantic Ocean water ended on the beach and slightly above in the wet sand were a mess of washed up seashells. So I wondered what king of creatures lived in these. This is a Disk Clam (Dosinia discus), the name chosen because of the nearly round shape. The shell matches the sand quite well.

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