The eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, has been removed from its shell. The forceps point to the adductor muscle, which closes the shell.

Oyster

The eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, has been removed from its shell. The forceps point to the adductor muscle, which closes the shell.

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Author(s)Ben Fertig
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-01-08
AlbumFauna > Molluscs
TypePhoto
Dimensions386 x 524
Filesize65 kB
Number of Downloads40
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionBen Fertig, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)