Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Contributing Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum