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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Yellow Violet Bittersweet Clam

Yellow Violet Bittersweet Clam
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

Violet Bittersweet Clam, Glycymeris violacescens. The purple hue has been worn down on this clam, revealing a lovely brown and yellow concentric pattern. 2.8 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003

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