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Image of a cluster of ribbed mussels, Modiolus demissus or Geukensia demissa.

Ribbed Mussel

Image by Chesapeake Bay Program on Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0 Physical: Ribbed mussels are bivalves that are dark brown to green


Knobbed Whelk

[caption id="attachment_716" align="aligncenter" width="915"] Image by Joshua Davis on Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0[/caption] Physical: The Knobbed Whelk is the official

Image of northern moon snail shells, Lunatia heros, against a black background.

Northern Moon Snail

Image by Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Wikimedia, CC0 1.0 Physical: Moon snails are univalves with an open umbilicus.  They are tan

Image of Mud Dog Whelks on a sandy shore.

Mud Dog Whelk

[caption id="attachment_5277" align="aligncenter" width="780"] Image by Gilbert S. Grant and Science Photo Library, CC-BY-SA 2.0[/caption] Physical: Mud Dog Whelks are primarily


Eastern Oyster

Image by Roberta Miller of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 Physical: Eastern oysters are bivalves with a soft body inside


Bay Scallop

[caption id="attachment_707" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image by Rachael Norris and Marina Freudzon on Wikimedia, public domain[/caption] Physical: Bay scallops are bivalves with


Hard Clam

Image by NOAA Photo Library on Flickr, CC BY 2.0 Physical: Hard clams, known as Quahogs are bivalves. Adults average 10


Common Slipper Shell

Image by Sytske Dijksen and Ecomare, courtesy of Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 4.0 Physical: Slipper Shells are off-white and bumpy, and grow


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