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Tulip Mussel

SeaShell News: Tulip Mussel, Shelling, Boca Grande

SeaShell News, 3-21-15, Tulip Mussel Via Wikimedia.
SeaShell News, 3-21-15, Tulip Mussel Via Wikimedia Commons.

SeaShell News, 3-21-15, Tulip Mussel, Shelling, Boca Grande.

Modiolus americanus, or the tulip mussel, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies.[1]

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Featured Image:  “Modiolus americanus (American horse mussel) (San Salvador Island, Bahamas) 1 (15568036864)” by James St. John – Modiolus americanus (American horse mussel) (San Salvador Island, Bahamas) 1. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.